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Counseling Clients With Dementia

Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia impact over 6 million Americans and their families and caregivers. Risk factors include age, genetics, and lifestyle. Although  more common over the age of 65, dementia can also affect people in their 30s, 40s, and 50s.   The percentage of people with Alzheimer's increases with age from about 5.0% for people aged 65 to 74, approximately 13% for those 75 to 84, and 33% of people 85 and older.  Below are resources for counseling clients living with dementia, including articles, books, and webinars. Articles Action Plans Activities Dementia vs Alzheimer's Death with Dignity Determining Testamentary Capacity  End of Life Decisions Impact on the Legal Profession FAQ's About Dementia Early Onset  Dementia Lawyer’s Guide to Dementia   Legal and Financial Planning Reducing the Risk of Dementia Safety Considerations Warning Signs Books Assessment of  Adults with Diminished Capacity Counseling Clients with Dementia Checklist for Family Care