TITLE

Aggressive seniors focus

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Feb2011, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the attempt of the Alzheimer's Challenging Behaviors Task Force, a Southern Wisconsin group, to change the way the city of Milwaukee's legal and police departments handle aggressive behavior from older adults.
ACCESSION #
57812170

 

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