Maximizing ADL performance to facilitate aging in place for people with dementia.

  title={Maximizing ADL performance to facilitate aging in place for people with dementia.},
  author={Carrie A. Ciro},
  journal={The Nursing clinics of North America},
  volume={49 2},
The purpose of this article is to review the effect of dementia on activities of daily living and consequently on the ability to age in place. Types of evaluation and information conferred from different types of assessment are discussed. Evidence-based interventions for preventing and minimizing activities-of-daily-living disability are outlined. 

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