A Look Inside Alzheimer's
Demos Medical Publishing, Sep 18, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 704 pages
A Look Inside Alzheimer's is a captivating read for friends, families and loved ones affected by this mind-robbing disease. Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease will take comfort in the voice of a fellow traveler experiencing similar challenges, frustrations, and triumphs. Family and professional caregivers will be enlightened by this book and gain a better understanding of this unfathomable world and how best to care for someone living in it.
Susan and PJ, share their accounts of their own transformation and deterioration with early-onset Alzheimer's Disease and Marjorie shares her perspective as the wife of a person living with Alzheimer's Disease. The book addresses the complexity and emotions surrounding issues such as the loss of independence, unwanted personality shifts, struggle to communicate, and more. The three life-stories intertwined along with boxed quotes from professionals in the field make this book special.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GrrlLovesBooks - LibraryThing
Caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's is challenging. The book gives clear, useful information from various points of view. It is a good starting point for further research into the illness. Read full review
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A Look Inside Alzheimer's offers a good starting point and insightful read for anyone dealing with the early onset of the disease. Down to earth writing that anyone will be able to understand. Gives ... Read full review
What is Alzheimers Disease?
What Happens When You Are Diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease?
Coping from Day to Day
Making Practical Decisions
The Role of Caregivers
Stories from Later Stages in the Disease Process
Getting Help in the Home or in a Facility