Activities for Alzheimer’s Disease in Long-Term Care Facilities Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and occurs in mostly older adults. One in eleven people in Canada over 65 years have Alzheimer’s disease of or a dementia related disease (Alzheimer Society, 2011). Alzheimer’s disease causes significant morbidity to the individuals affected with cognitive impairment and behavioral problems (Grossberg & Kamat, 2011). The cognitive impairment results in a reduction in the ability of the individuals affected to perform their activities of daily living (ADL) and their instrumental activities of daily living (IADL). As the disease progresses the individuals affected have to move out of their homes into facilities where...The end:
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