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In the US 5.2 million people live with Alzheimers disease, it is the sixth-leading 'cause of death and ten million baby boomer's will develop Alzheimers in their lifetime. Alzheimers often takes a bigger toll on the caregivers of persons living with Alzheimers, generally family members, loved-ones and friends. Written by two caregivers with 55 years of experience, the book addresses the challenges caregivers face dealing with the behaviors of those they are caring for.
Through the use of diagrams, charts, examples, and stories the book will help caregivers to understand what their loved ones are going through. And what they, as caregivers, are going through as well. Although no one has all the answers to the puzzle of Alzheimers yet, this book will help people to understand and give better care to persons living with and the people caring for them. "The Alzheimers Caregiving Puzzle" shows The basic concepts of Alzheimers disease and its progression across the brain What loved ones need as the disease progresses Outlines three care giving styles Charts care giving stages Five healthy care giving practices How to give dignified, appropriate and safe care"How to be compassionate with others and forgiving of ones self"
|Publisher:||Demos Medical Publishing, LLC|
|Publish Date:||Oct 01, 2010|
|Number of Pages:||216|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.66|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.0 x 6.0 x 0.6|
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