A Caregiver's Guide and SourcebookBook - 1992
Is someone you care for struggling with Alzheimer's disease? Now revised and fully updated, this critically acclaimed guide leads you through the realities of caring for and coping with an Alzheimer's patient. The author, a nationally recognized authority, details the latest developments in treatment and care options. Alzheimer's speaks directly to your vital concerns, including: The symptoms and traits of Alzheimer's, what to expect at each progressive stage, and how to respond to behavior problems The full range of treatments and supportive services available, including tips on how to locate and finance them Helpful suggestions on managing personal stress All-new chapters on the emerging importance of the family in the successful care of Alzheimer's patients Ways to understand your feelings and the impact of grief With its sensitive and in-depth examination, Alzheimer's shows how to make the care you give more rewarding and more effective, and the life of anyone caught in the grip of Alzheimer's safer and more comfortable. "Valuable information for families, friends, and caregivers...a concisely written, essential resource." --Booklist
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1992.
Edition: Updated and rev. ed.
Characteristics: xii, 308 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.