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Readings: Mental Health and Disorders
Readings marked with a asterisk "*" are REQUIRED readings.
Chapter 7 Ferrini, A., & Ferrini, Rebecca L. (1993). Health in the later years (2nd ed.). Madison, Wisc.: Brown & Benchmark.
Fraying at the Edges: Her Fight to Live with Alzheimer's
Kleinfield, N.R. (2016, May 2.) Fraying at the Edges. New York Times Retrieved from http://nyti.ms/26Dup9K
Alzheimer’s Disease as an Adventure in Wonderland
Stern Bercaw, N. (2016, June. 21). Alzheimer’s Disease as an Adventure in Wonderland. New York Times. Retrieved from http://nyti.ms/28QoDdU
Walk, Jog or Dance: It’s All Good for the Aging Brain *
Reynolds, G. (2016, April 7). Walk, Jog or Dance: It’s All Good for the Aging Brain. New York Times. Retrieved from http://nyti.ms/23ea8Iv
For Effective Brain Fitness, Do More Than Play Simple Games
Gustke, C. (2016, July 8). For Effective Brain Fitness, Do More Than Play Simple Games. New York Times. Retrieved from http://nyti.ms/29nt7Hy
Watch the movie "Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts" * and participate in the online course Blackboard discussion.
Videos: Mental Health and Disorders
Alzheimer's: Every minute counts.
Run time: 54m 49s.
Aired: 01/25/17 / Expires: 01/25/21
Richman, G., Arledge, E., In Quade, D., McCoy, B., Ances, B., Tanzi, R. E., Baumgart, M., ... PBS Distribution (Firm),. (2017). Alzheimer's: Every minute counts.
The film Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer's disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer's is one of the most critical public health crises facing America.