Coaching Care Partners Who Support Loved Ones With MCI Speech-language pathologists can play a critical role in providing education and intervention to prevent social withdrawal, prevent premature disability, and maximize cognitive functioning in persons with MCI. The purpose of this article is to describe positive, solution-focused educational program that speech-language pathologists can implement with family care partners to improve ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 2014
Coaching Care Partners Who Support Loved Ones With MCI
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  • Kerry Mills
    Engaging Alzheimer's, Amawalk, New York
  • Jennifer Brush
    Brush Development Company, Chardon, Ohio
  • Disclosure: Financial: Kerry Mills and Jennifer Brush receive royalties from the sale of I Care from Balboa Press.
    Disclosure: Financial: Kerry Mills and Jennifer Brush receive royalties from the sale of I Care from Balboa Press.×
  • Nonfinancial: Kerry Mills and Jennifer Brush have no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
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Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   May 01, 2014
Coaching Care Partners Who Support Loved Ones With MCI
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2014, Vol. 19, 50-56. doi:10.1044/gero19.2.50
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2014, Vol. 19, 50-56. doi:10.1044/gero19.2.50

Speech-language pathologists can play a critical role in providing education and intervention to prevent social withdrawal, prevent premature disability, and maximize cognitive functioning in persons with MCI. The purpose of this article is to describe positive, solution-focused educational program that speech-language pathologists can implement with family care partners to improve relationships and provide quality care for someone living with MCI.

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