The 36-hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, And Memory Loss

September 25, 2012|
The 36-hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, And Memory Loss by Nancy L. Mace
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The most trusted guide for caring for persons with Alzheimer''s disease, memory loss, and dementia disorders-now revised and updated with practical and legal advice and compassionate guidance for families and caregivers.

When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer''s disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one face immense challenges. For over thirty years, this book has been the trusted bible for families affected by dementia disorders. Now completely revised and updated, this guide features the latest information on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option. You''ll learn:
  • The basic facts about dementia
  • How to deal with problems arising in daily care-meals, exercise, personal hygiene, and safety
  • How to cope with an impaired person''s false ideas, suspicion, anger, and other mood problems
  • How to get outside help from support groups, friends, and agencies
  • Financial and legal issues you must address.
Comprehensive and compassionate,The 36-Hour Dayis the only guide you need to help your family through this difficult time.

Nancy L. Mace, MA, now retired, was a consultant to and a member of the board of directors of the Alzheimer Association and an assistant in psychiatry as coordinator of the T. Rowe and Eleanor Price Teaching Service of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.Peter V. Rabin...
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Title:The 36-hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, And Memory Loss
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:640 pages, 7.62 X 4.25 X 1.5 in
Shipping dimensions:640 pages, 7.62 X 4.25 X 1.5 in
Published:September 25, 2012
Publisher:Grand Central Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781455521159

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