CFS: Alzheimer’s Care Today: Best Practices in Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s Care Today: Best Practices in Dementia Care welcomes the submission of manuscripts that address best practices in dementia care. We are currently seeking submissions that fit into one of the following sections.

Research Articles. Qualitative and quantitative manuscripts that present original research on practices or policies related to Alzheimer’s disease and best practices in dementia care. The desired page limit is 25-35 pages.

Best Practices. Original presentations of policies or practices that provide meaningful advancements to dementia care. These manuscripts must connect the targeted strategy or practice to a theoretical base and provide explicit discussion that reflects the most up-to-date information about Alzheimer’s disease and memory impairment. Manuscripts that address issues of quality diagnostic evaluations, latest treatment options, care management, psychosocial support and education are appropriate. The desired page limit is 10-15 pages.

Personal Perspectives. Original presentations that present a personal perspective of being a primary caregiver or living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The desired page limit is 3-10 pages.

Special Topics of Interest Include:
Palliative Care Issues in Dementia
Ethical Issues in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Update on Neuropsychological Testing
Update on Diagnostic Procedures for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders
Identification of Possible Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia in Clinical and Community Care Settings
Update on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease
Best Practices for Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
Best Practices for Alzheimer’s Care Management
Health and Prevention Strategies
Brain Healthy Lifestyles

Please contact the Peg Gray-Vickrey Editor of Alzheimer’s Care Today, at mgrayvic@fgcu.edu  with your proposed contributions. Additional information for authors can be found at: www.actjournalonline.com

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