A caregiver's guide to alzheimer's disease : 300 Tips for Making Life Easier. / Patricia R Callone.
- ISBN: 9781934559000 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
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 throughout the disease process. The book is divided into three sections that correspond to the progression of Alzheimer's and the unique challenges encountered at each stage. Section A: The major part of the book divides the progression of the disease into Stages: the Pre-Clinical Stage; Early-To-Mild Stage, which marks the onset of the disease; Moderate Stage; and the Severe Stage...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Demos Health, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1378 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 379 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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