University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Editorial Archives
November/December 2008  •  Volume 4, Number 6
From the Editor
Responsibility (PDF, 3 pages)
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 8
Feature Articles
Advancing Senior Health...for Real! (PDF, 1 page)
Read a brief recap about the Advancing Senior Health (ASH) Conference, held in Philadelphia in October.
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 10
Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures 2008: A Report from the Alzheimer's Association, Part 5 (PDF, 3 pages)
Among the mortality data compiled by the Alzheimer's Association is that Alzheimer's disease is the fifth leading cause of death in those over 65.
The Alzheimer's Association  •  p. 16
Team Management of the Depresses Assisted Living Resident (PDF, 3 pages)
The third article in a three-part series discusses how teamwork can improve the care of residents with depression.
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 19
Second Principle of Universal Design: Flexibility in Use (PDF, 3 pages)
Flexibility in use is defined as a design that accomodates a wide range of individual preferences and abilities.
N. Taprak Savut, PhD, CKE, and Hunt McKinnon, AIA, NCARD, NCIDQ  •  p. 22
The Help Box: The Best Idea I Can't Remember Having
(PDF, 1 page)
RICHARD TAYLOR, PhD, is a retired psychologist who lives with and writes about Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Richard has agreed to maintain frequent E-mail contact with ALC to provide us with a diary of his impressions, struggles, and conquests. Richard Taylor’s reflections on AD follow.
Richard Taylor, PhD   •  p. 32
Clincial Practice Guidelines  •  p. 11
Activities for Living Well  •  p. 24
Legal Corner  •  p. 26
Resources  •  p. 28
Experts Roundtable  •  p. 30
Facts and Quick Stats  •  p. 32
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