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SILVA, Felipe Santos da; CAETANO, Liandra Aparecida Orlando; SILVEIRA, Claudia Alexandra Bolela  and  JUNQUEIRA, Camila Rodrigues Alves. Group intervention and art as a productive tools to Alzheimer´s carriers. Vínculo [online]. 2019, vol.16, n.2, pp. 88-109. ISSN 1806-2490.

Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease that affects cognition, memory, and motor skills. This study results unveiled the benefits when a group interdisciplinary intervention is applied, providing better life quality to the patients. This study regards to a field research composed by a group intervention of Alzheimer’s carriers in a nursing home. Ten weekly meetings were held with the patients, through the meetings data was collected and Art as tool was utilized.  The study has the CEUA approval, under the following code in the local university: 80950417.5.0000.5495. The analysis categories were: Active participation; denial; motor difficulties; auditory; interaction; memory; and dialogue. The results confirmed the initial hypothesis of interdisciplinary group intervention to improve the quality of life of Alzheimer's patients.

Keywords : Alzheimer; groups; intervention.

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