Jefferson Elder Care

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Name: Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Position: Chair & Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy Director

901 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Name: Katherine DeClerico
Position: Administrative Assistant

901 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Jefferson Elder Care is committed to improving the lives of individuals who have memory loss, Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and intellectual disabilities.

First-of-its-Kind Tool Measures Caregiver’s Perception of Capabilities of Person with Dementia

Until now, Occupational therapists did not have a validated instrument to gain understanding of the caregiver’s perceptions of the person with dementia’s abilities. Jefferson OT researchers developed a first-of-its-kind tool.

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