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Author Mace, Nancy L, author.

Title The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, other dementias, and memory loss / Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins.


Location Call No. Status
 Main Level Nonfiction  616.831 M141t    AVAILABLE
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Edition Sixth edition.
Description xx, 393 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Contents Dementia -- Getting medical help for the person who has dementia -- Characteristic behavioral symptoms in people who have dementia -- Problems in independent living -- Problems arising in daily care -- Medical problems -- Managing the behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia -- Symptoms associated with mood change and suspiciousness -- Special arrangements if you become ill -- Getting outside help -- You and the person who has dementia -- How caring for a person who has dementia affects you -- Caring for yourself -- For children and teenagers -- Financial and legal issues -- Long-term care arrangements -- Preventing and delaying cognitive decline -- Brain disorders and the causes of dementia -- Research in dementia.
Summary When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one face immense challenges. Mace and Robins provide practical and specific advice to make care easier, improve quality of life, and lift the spirits of a family dealing with Alzheimer disease.
Note Includes index.
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Home care -- Popular works.
Senile dementia -- Patients -- Home care -- Popular works.
Added Author Rabins, Peter V, author.
Added Title Thirty-six hour day
ISBN 9781421422237 : PAP 19.95
1421422239 : PAP 19.95

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