CFS: Alzheimer’s Care Today

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 (Original manuscripts that present qualitative and/or quantitative 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 Practice Articles (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 10-20 pages.)
  • Personal Perspective Articles (Original manuscripts that present the unique and personal perspective of living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease.  The desired page limit is 3-10 pages.)
    Departments (Original manuscripts for the Moving From Research to Best Practice or the Tips and Strategies Departments.  The desired page limit is 6-8 pages.)
    Special Topics of Interest Include:
    Sexuality and Intimacy
    Palliative Care Issues in Dementia
    Ethical Issues in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
    Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Assessment and Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
    Update on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease
    Best Practices for Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
    Best Practices for Moderate-to-Severe Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
    Best Practices for Alzheimer’s Care Management
    Risk factors for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
    Health and Prevention Strategies
    Caregiver Issues and Support
    Living Environments for Persons with Dementia
    Public Policy Analysis
    Research Issues in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders
    Educational Issues

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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: