Authors: Mahendra N, Arkin S
Title: Effects of four years of exercise, language, and social interventions on alzheimer discourse
Source: Journal of Communication Disorders 2003 36(5): 395-422
Year: 2003
Research Design: Single Case Design

This article describes a comprehensive cognitive-linguistic intervention program for mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients that provided communication skills practice in the context of health-enhancing and esteem-building community-based activities, physical fitness training and supervised volunteer work. Effects for four participants are reported, noting maintained or improved performance on multiple discourse outcome measures.

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