The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss (Paperback)
When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one face immense challenges. For over thirty years, this book has been the trusted bible for families affected by dementia disorde...
Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, is the Richman Family Professor of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has joint appointments at the Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Departments of Mental Health and Health Policy and Management. Rabins is also the director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, the T. Rowe and Eleanor Price Teaching Service, and the Jane K. Schapiro Family-Centered Dementia Care Program.
-The basic facts about dementia
-How to deal with problems arising in daily care-- meals, exercise, personal hygiene, and safety
-How to cope with an impaired person's false ideas, suspicion, anger, and other mood problems
-How to get outside help from support groups, friends, and agencies
-Financial and legal issues you must address.
Comprehensive and compassionate, THE 36-HOUR DAY is the only guide you need to help your family through this difficult time.
|Genre||HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Alzheimer's & Dementia|
|Publisher Date||2012-09-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Grand Central Life & Style|
|Unit weight||0.7 lb|
|Subtitle||A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss|
|Edition Detail||Revised, Updated|
|Authors||Mace, Nancy L.|
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