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  • Tips for caregivers: When driving should stop
    June 1, 2002

    What course of action is open to the caregiver of a person with Alzheimer's disease when faced with clear evidence that driving should stop? How can the caregiver avoid confrontation when suggesting that a driver's license should...

  • Minority outreach workshop blends spiritual and practical
    June 1, 2002

    Successful outreach to educate minority communities about Alzheimer's disease is built on relationships that take time to establish. A key ingredient is the ability to achieve rapport with your audience. Rapport helps engender trust,...

  • Driving and dementia: Health professionals can play important role
    June 1, 2002

    As a person ages, driving skills change due to both muscle and vision degeneration, slowing reaction time, and the effects of illnesses and medications. Although older drivers are among the safest drivers in the United States, car crashes...

  • Driving and dementia: Health professionals can play important role
    June 1, 2002

    As a person ages, driving skills change due to both muscle and vision degeneration, slowing reaction time, and the effects of illnesses and medications. Although older drivers are among the safest drivers in the United States, car crashes...

  • Tips for caregivers: When driving should stop
    June 1, 2002

    What course of action is open to the caregiver of a person with Alzheimer's disease when faced with clear evidence that driving should stop? How can the caregiver avoid confrontation when suggesting that a driver's license should...

  • Minority outreach workshop blends spiritual and practical
    June 1, 2002

    Successful outreach to educate minority communities about Alzheimer's disease is built on relationships that take time to establish. A key ingredient is the ability to achieve rapport with your audience. Rapport helps engender trust,...

  • Driving and dementia: Health professionals can play important role
    June 1, 2002

    As a person ages, driving skills change due to both muscle and vision degeneration, slowing reaction time, and the effects of illnesses and medications. Although older drivers are among the safest drivers in the United States, car crashes...

  • Driving and dementia: Health professionals can play important role
    June 1, 2002

    As a person ages, driving skills change due to both muscle and vision degeneration, slowing reaction time, and the effects of illnesses and medications. Although older drivers are among the safest drivers in the United States, car crashes...

  • Gap in reading levels may explain apparent differences in cognitive testing
    December 15, 2001

    The research of Jennifer Manly, PhD, and colleagues at Columbia University suggests that methodological and analytical approaches, not actual racial or ethnic disparities in cognition, may in some cases help explain differences between...

  • Gap in reading levels may explain apparent differences in cognitive testing
    December 15, 2001

    The research of Jennifer Manly, PhD, and colleagues at Columbia University suggests that methodological and analytical approaches, not actual racial or ethnic disparities in cognition, may in some cases help explain differences between...

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