Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Alzheimer's Disease is a disorder of the brain causing memory loss or serious mental deterioration that is progressive in nature. Eventually the individual is incapable of functioning independently in society. It is an impairment of orientation, memory, intellectual functioning, judgement and concentration. The disease affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans, with the number expected to increase as the elderly population grows (National Institute on Aging ( NIA) 1985) .
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Educational Administration and Counseling
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©1987 Marcia Ann Oltrogge
Oltrogge, Marcia Ann, "Families of Alzheimer victims: A counseling overview" (1987). Graduate Research Papers. 3076.