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Alzheimers Early Stages 2ND Edition First Steps

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If someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, you may not know where to turn. The early stages can be the most difficult time for relatives and friends because they often don't know much about the disease, or how they can be of help. This compassionate and practical book fills the information gap. It is divided into sections on how Alzheimer's begins, how to help a loved one with the disease, and how families and caregivers can help themselves.

This new edition contains updated information on risk factors, treatments and potential means of prevention. A new chapter, "Voices of Experience" contains reflections by family members about what works and what doesn't in handling someone with Alzheimer's.

This edition also includes information about two drugs approved since 1999 and the recent decision by the government to cover the cost of counseling and other health related services through Medicare. Resources are updated.

Straightforward and pragmatic, yet encouraging, this book is invaluable for anyone with a loved one in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Synopsis:

This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimers risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, “Voices of Experience,” composed of reflections by family members. It also provides information about new drugs approved since 1999 and the federal governments decision to cover counseling and other health-related services through Medicare.

Synopsis:

This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimer’s risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, “Voices of Experience,” composed of reflections by family members. It also provides information about new drugs approved since 1999 and the federal government’s decision to cover counseling and other health-related services through Medicare.

Synopsis:

This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimer's risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, "Voices of Experience, " composed of reflections by family members. 17 tables.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897933971
Subtitle:
First Steps for Family, Friends and Caregivers
Foreword:
Bennett, David A.
Foreword by:
Bennett, David A.
Foreword:
Bennett, David A.
Author:
Kuhn, Daniel
Author:
Bennett, David A.
Author:
Bennett, David A.
Publisher:
Hunter House
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health Care Issues
Subject:
Neurology - Alzheimer's Disease
Subject:
Alzheimer's disease
Subject:
Caregivers
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues
Subject:
Diseases - Alzheimer's & Dementia
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alzheimers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20030327
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 Tables
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 15 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimers risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, “Voices of Experience,” composed of reflections by family members. It also provides information about new drugs approved since 1999 and the federal governments decision to cover counseling and other health-related services through Medicare.
"Synopsis" by ,
This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimer’s risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, “Voices of Experience,” composed of reflections by family members. It also provides information about new drugs approved since 1999 and the federal government’s decision to cover counseling and other health-related services through Medicare.
"Synopsis" by , This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimer's risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, "Voices of Experience, " composed of reflections by family members. 17 tables.
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