Synopses & Reviews
Providing both comfort and information to help families effectively care for relatives with dementia disorders, this valuable resource explains what dementia is, its diverse physical and psychological symptoms, its impact on family members, financial and legal issues, and caretaking arrangements for family members who can no longer care for themselves. Reissue.
This classic family guide to caring for persons with Alzheimer's disease, related dementia, and memory loss in later life is now available in this user-friendly, oversized mass market edition. Reissue.
About the Author
Nancy L. Mace, M.A., 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. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of psychiatry, with joint appointments in medicine, mental hygiene and health policy and management, director of the geriatric neuropsychiatry section, and director 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.
PROFESSIONAL ENDORSMENT: THE 36-HOUR DAY is endorsed by the Alzheimer Disease And Related Disorders Association Of America