The best friends approach to Alzheimer's care
Join thousands of caregivers who are adopting this groundbreaking and uplifting method for the care of people with Alzheimer's disease. This comprehensive program builds on the essential elements of friendship: respect, empathy, support, trust, humor. These are the building blocks of a care model that's both effective and flexible enough to adapt to each person's remaining strengths and abilities. It's easy. It's natural. It works. Learn how to ensure the highest quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease, not just by preventing catastrophic episodes but by making every day consistently reassuring, enjoyable, and secure. Best Friends--for the best care.
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Alzheimers Disease Basics
The Best Friends Model of Care
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