Day by Day: Caring for an Older Adult with Alzheimers Disease Or Other Dementing Illness

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R. E. Nelson & Associates, Jul 1, 2004 - Alzheimer's disease - 206 pages
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A book for people who are caring for an older adult with dementia. It informs the reader about dementia, what it is, what treatments exist, how to cope with problems that arise in caregiving, how to care for oneself. There are sections on selecting a nursing home, end of life, funerals, and an index.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Normal Aging
11
Dementia What it is and What Causes It
23
Caring for yourself
39
Grief and Loss
55
Basic Coping Techniques
65
Personality Changes Emotions
83
Independent to Dependent Stages of Dementia
95
Bathing and Toileting
123
Activity
135
Driving and Machinery
143
Choosing a Nursing Home
151
Legal and Financial Issues
159
Death and After
169
Appendix
179
Index
203

Safety and Comfort
107

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