Research Articles and Books I have published related to working with persons with dementia and their caregivers (Selected publications)
Bourgeois, M. & Hickey, E. (2009). Dementia: From diagnosis to management—A functional approach. New York: Taylor & Francis.
Bourgeois, M. (2007). Memory Books and Other Graphic Cuing Systems. New York: Health Professions Press, Paul H. Brookes Publishing. Silver Award, 2008 Mature Media Awards
Bourgeois, M., Fried-Oken, M., & Rowland, C. (2010). Augmentative and Alternative Communication Strategies and Tools for Persons with Dementia. ASHA Leader, March, 8-11.
Bourgeois, M. & Hickey, E. (2007). Dementia. In D. R. Beukelman, K. L. Garrett, & K. M. Yorkston (Eds.), AAC interventions for adults in medical settings: Integrated assessment and treatment protocols (pp. 243-285). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.
Bourgeois, M. (2006). External Aids. In D. K. Attix and K. Welsh-Bohmer (Eds.), Geriatric neuropsychological assessment & intervention (pp. 333-346). New York: Guilford Press.
Youmans, G., & Bourgeois, M. (2009). Theory of mind in individuals with Alzheimer-type dementia. Aphasiology, 24:4, 515-534.
Irvine, A. B., Bourgeois, M. S., Billow, M., & Seeley, J. (2007). Web Training for CNAs to Prevent Resident Aggression. JAMDA, October, 519-526.
Dijkstra, K., Bourgeois, M., Youmans, G., & Hancock, A. (2006). Implications of an advice giving and teacher role on language produce in adults with dementia. The Gerontologist, 46, 357-366.
Glueckauf, R. L., Stine, C., Bourgeois, M., Pomidor, A., Rom, P., Young, M. E., Massey, A., & Ashley, P. (2005). Alzheimer’s Rural Care Healthline: Linking rural dementia caregivers to cognitive-behavioral intervention for depression. Rehabilitation Psychology, 50(4), 346-354.
Turkstra, L., & Bourgeois, M. (2005). Intervention for a modern day HM: Errorless learning of practical goals. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology, 13, 205-212.
Bourgeois, M., Dijkstra, K., & Hickey, E. (2005). Impact of communicative interaction on measuring quality of life in dementia. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology, 13, 37-50.
Dijkstra, K., Bourgeois, M., Allen, R., & Burgio, L. (2004). Conversational coherence: Discourse analysis of older adults with and without dementia. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 17, 263-283.
Bourgeois, M., Dijkstra, K., Burgio, L., & Allen, R.S. (2004). Communication skills training for nursing aides of residents with dementia: The impact of measuring performance. Clinical Gerontologist, 27, 119-138.
Hickey, E. M., Bourgeois, M. S., & Olswang, L. B. (2004). Effects of training volunteers to converse with nursing home residents with aphasia. Aphasiology, 18, 625-637.
Bourgeois, M., Camp, C., Rose, M., White, B., Malone, M., Carr, J., & Rovine, M. (2003). A comparison of training strategies to enhance use of external aids by persons with dementia. Journal of Communication Disorders, 36, 361-379.
Irvine, A. B., Bourgeois, M., & Ary, D. V. (2003). An interactive multi-media program to train professional caregivers. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 22, 269-288.
Dijkstra, K., Bourgeois, M., Burgio, L., & Allen, R. (2002). Effects of communication training on the discourse of nursing home residents with dementia and their nursing assistants. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10, 143-157.
Bourgeois, M. (2002). Where is my wife and when am I going home? The challenge of communicating with persons with dementia. Alzheimer Care Quarterly, 3, 132-144.
Bourgeois, M., Schulz, R., Burgio, L., & Beach, S. (2002). Skills training for spouses of patients with Alzheimer’s disease: Outcomes of an intervention study. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 8, 53-73.
Dijkstra, K., Bourgeois, M., Petrie, G., Burgio, L., & Allen-Burge, R. (2002). My recaller is on vacation: Discourse analysis of nursing home residents with cognitive impairments. Discourse Processes, 33, 53-76.
Burgio, L., Allen-Burge, R., Roth, D., Bourgeois, M., Dijkstra, K., Gerstle, J., Jackson, E., & Bankester, L. (2001). Come talk with me: Improving communication between nursing assistants and nursing home residents during care routines. The Gerontologist, 41, 449-460.
Bourgeois, M., Dijkstra, K., Burgio, L., & Allen-Burge, R. (2001). Memory aids as an AAC strategy for nursing home residents with dementia. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 17, 196-210.
Allen-Burge, R., Burgio, L., Bourgeois, M., Sims, R., & Nunnikhoven, J. (2001). Increasing communication among nursing home residents. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 7, 213-230.
Hoerster, L., Hickey, E., & Bourgeois, M. (2001). Effects of memory aids on conversations between nursing home residents with dementia and nursing assistants. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation,. 11, 399-427.
Hickey, E., & Bourgeois, M. (2000). Measuring health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in nursing home residents with dementia. Aphasiology, 14, 669-679s.
Palmer, C., Adams, S., Bourgeois, M., Durrant, J., & Rossi, M. (1999). Reduction in caregiver-identified problem behaviors in patients with Alzheimer Disease post hearing-aid fitting. Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Research, 42, 312-328.
Palmer, C., Adams, S., Durrant, J., Bourgeois, M., & Rossi, M. (1998). Managing hearing loss in a patient with Alzheimer Disease. Journal of the Academy of Audiology, 9, 275-284.
Bourgeois, M., Burgio, L., Schulz, R., Beach, S., & Palmer, B. (1997). Modifying repetitive verbalization of community dwelling patients with AD. The Gerontologist, 37, 30-39.
Bourgeois, M., Beach, S., Schulz, R., & Burgio, L. (1996). When primary and secondary caregivers disagree: Predictors and psychosocial consequences. Psychology and Aging, 11, 527-537.
Bourgeois, M., & Mason, L. A. (1996). Memory wallet intervention in an adult day care setting. Behavioral Interventions: Theory and Practice in Residential and Community-based Clinical Programs, 11, 3-18.
Bourgeois, M., Schulz, R., & Burgio, L. (1996). Interventions for caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease: A review and analysis of content, process, and outcomes. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 43, 35-92.
Bourgeois, M. (1993). Effects of memory aids on the dyadic conversations of individuals with dementia. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 26, 77-87.
Bourgeois, M. (1992). Evaluating memory wallets in conversations with patients with dementia. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 35, 1344-1357.
Bourgeois, M. (1991). Communication treatment for adults with dementia. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 34, 831-844.
Bourgeois, M. (1990). Enhancing conversation skills in Alzheimer’s Disease using a prosthetic memory aid. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 23, 29-42.
Holland, A., Boller, F., & Bourgeois, M. (1986). Repetition in Alzheimer’s Disease: A longitudinal study. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 2, 163-178.