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The Eldercare Consultant by Becky Feola

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Index

AAAs. See Area Agencies on Aging

abandonment, 20, 178

Abrams, Creighton, 170

abuse, 19–20, 115–16, 128, 174, 178, 219

activities of daily living (ADL), 72, 126, 137

adult day health care, 149

advance directive for health care, 45

aging, 9, 62

attitudes toward, 100–104

mental changes, 65–66, 86–92

physical changes, 92–99

Aid and Attendance Benefit (VA), 35, 82, 162–63

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), 211

Alzheimer’s Association, 10

Alzheimer’s disease, 66–67, 86, 91, 134, 150, 195, 209–11

care communities, 137–38

American Elder Care Research Organization, 165

anger, 11, 100, 172, 177, 191, 194–95, 218, 221, 226

anxiety, 34, 74, 120, 194, 228, 230

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), 162–63

arthritis, 62, 97

assisted living, benefits of, 127–35

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