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Title A caregiver's guide to Alzheimer's disease : 300 tips for making life easier / Patricia R. Callone [and others]
Published New York : Demos Medical Pub., ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 115 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section A. Tips for making life easier during the progression of Alzheimer's Disease. Chapter I. Pre-Alzheimer's stage: wonder and worry -- Chapter II. Early-to-mild stage: something's going wrong -- Chapter III. Moderate stage: so many changes -- Chapter IV. Severe stage: making every moment count -- Section B. Helpful information concerning Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia. Section C. Resources available for those affected with Alzheimer's Disease, their caregivers, family members, and friends
Summary An estimated 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. That number continues to grow - by 2050 the number of individuals with Alzheimer's could range from 11.3 million to 16 million. Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a devastating disorder of the brain's nerve cells that impairs memory, thinking, and behavior. Written for patients, their families, and caregivers, A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier will help readers understand what is physically happening to the brain so they can empower their own special skills and talents thr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care.
Alzheimer Disease
Alzheimer Disease -- rehabilitation
MEDICAL -- Geriatrics.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Gerontology.
Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care
Form Electronic book
Author Callone, Patricia R.
ISBN 1423784391
Other Titles Alzheimer's disease