The 36-Hour Day, Sixth Edition, Large Print: The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, And Memory Loss (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
The 36-Hour Day, sixth edition, large print: The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been the "bible" for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. This book offers much-needed information and support to millions of people throughout the world. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, or another form of dementia, he or she will struggle with independent living and most likely face medical, behavioral, mood, and legal and financial problems. This essential resource will help family members and caregivers address all of these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs.
Thoroughly revised and updated, this sixth edition features easy-to-see take-away messages about every aspect of caregiving. Informed by new research into the causes of dementia and the search for therapies to prevent or cure dementia, this edition also includes new and expanded information on
• what we know about how to prevent dementia and the diseases that cause dementia;• new high-tech and low-tech devices to make life simpler and safer for people who have dementia;• behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms;•...