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Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adults

A Guide to the Use and Development of Community-Based Programs

HARTMAN-STEIN, PAULA, LaRue, Asenath (Eds.)

2011, XXII, 499 p. 17 illus.

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From the reviews:

“This book was designed for the clinician wanting to develop interventions/programs for their patients or local aging community … . an essential read for those interested in setting up interventions for combating cognitive decline in the elderly. … there is a wealth of experience and creativity in these chapters that will only help to sharpen the ideas one may have for his/her own clinic, evening course for the community, or research program.” (Melanie C. Greenaway, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Vol. 19 (1), 2013)

“This book discusses how to enhance cognitive flexibility in older adults using a wellness-support approach. … The audience includes clinical, health, and neuropsychologists, primary care physicians (geriatricians, internists, family physicians), and clinical social workers. … This practical book offers many different ideas for enhancing cognitive fitness in adults, including programming in retirement centers, spelling clubs, physical activity, nutritional supplements, theatre arts, and volunteer programs. … The book will be extremely helpful for those working with older adults.” (Gary B. Kaniuk, Doody’s Review Service, December, 2011)

 

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