An in-depth, comprehensive guide to a devastating disease that affects over three millions Americans. Part I covers diagnosis, possible causes, & treatment strategies. Part II focuses on coping with Alzheimer's disease, with attention to the needs of the family & friends of Alzheimer patients. Discusses: dealing with the emotional turmoil of the disease; helping younger family members cope with the illness of a loved one; joining a support group; services for patients & families; & how & when to place a loved one in a nursing home. Part III discusses the legal & financial aspects of Alzheimer's disease, including how to do legal planning, & the rights of & duties to the terminally ill.
About Ill.) Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association (Chicago
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Published March 1, 1988
by John Wiley & Sons Inc.
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