A Look Inside Alzheimer's

A Look Inside Alzheimer's

Book - 2013
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Perseus Publishing
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 Patricia 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.


Book News
Allen, an author whose husband had Alzheimer's, Dublin, a nurse who has Alzheimer's, and Kimmerly, who also has Alzheimer's and worked in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and adult education, give patients, their caregivers, and their doctors an inside look at Alzheimer's disease. Incorporating their own stories and those of others throughout, they explain the disease and how the medical community understands it; their experiences with it, including early signs; how their diagnosis affected interactions with family and friends and coming to terms with life changes; how they planned for a new lifestyle; ways to develop a routine that incorporates the disease into daily life; the role of caregivers; the later stages of the disease process; getting help using support groups, organizations, and trials and studies; and the latest research. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Springer Publishing

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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Publisher: New York : Demos Health, c2013
ISBN: 9781936303465
1936303469
Characteristics: xviii, 138 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Kimmerly, Patricia J.
Dublin, Susan

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