The 36 Hour Day

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ISBN: 9781421422244
Release Date: 2017-04-23
Number of pages: 416
Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online The 36 Hour Day in PDF and EPUB Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs. Featuring useful takeaway messages and informed by recent research into the causes of and the search for therapies to prevent or cure dementia, this edition includes new information on • devices to make life simpler and safer for people who have dementia• strategies for delaying behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms• changes in Medicare and other health care insurance laws• palliative care, hospice care, durable power of attorney, and guardianship• dementia due to traumatic brain injury• choosing a residential care facility• support groups for caregivers, friends, and family members The central idea underlying the book—that much can be done to improve the lives of people with dementia and of those caring for them—remains the same. The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide. -- Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health


The 36 Hour Day

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ISBN: 9781421422237
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Number of pages: 416
Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online The 36 Hour Day in PDF and EPUB The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.


The 36 Hour Day

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ISBN: 9781421402796
Release Date: 2011-10-07
Number of pages: 384
Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online The 36 Hour Day in PDF and EPUB Originally published in 1981, The 36-Hour Day was the first book of its kind. Thirty years later, with dozens of other books on the market, it remains the definitive guide for people caring for someone with dementia. Now in a new and updated edition, this best-selling book features thoroughly revised chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.


The 36 Hour Day

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ISBN: 9780801889486
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Number of pages: 352
Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online The 36 Hour Day in PDF and EPUB In addition to the practical and compassionate guidance that have made The 36-Hour Day invaluable to caregivers, the fourth edition is the only edition currently available that includes new information on medical research and the delivery of care. The new edition includes:-new information on diagnostic evaluation-resources for families and adult children who care for people with dementia-updated legal and financial information-the latest information on nursing homes and other communal living arrangements-new information on research, medications, and the biological causes and effects of dementiaAlso available in a large print editionPraise for The 36-Hour Day:


Dare To Be 100

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ISBN: 9780684800219
Release Date: 1996-06-06
Number of pages: 272
Author: Walter M. Bortzii
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Dare To Be 100 in PDF and EPUB Offers advice to the elderly for maintaining physical and mental health and extending life expectancy while preserving a high level of personal satisfaction


A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

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ISBN: 9781421400853
Release Date: 2011-05-06
Number of pages: 128
Author: Laura Wayman
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online A Loving Approach to Dementia Care in PDF and EPUB A Loving Approach to Dementia Care is a special guide, filled with respect, calmness, creativity—and love.


Learning to Speak Alzheimer s

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ISBN: 0618485171
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 240
Author: Joanne Koenig Coste
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Learning to Speak Alzheimer s in PDF and EPUB A new approach to dealing with Alzheimer's disease offers a five step method for caring for people with progressive dementia, while offering hundreds of practical tips to ease life for patients and caregivers.


When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community

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ISBN: 9781421420646
Release Date: 2016-10-09
Number of pages: 224
Author: Rachael Wonderlin
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community in PDF and EPUB Life changes dramatically for the entire family when the decision is made to move a person who has dementia from home to community care. Rachael Wonderlin, a gerontologist, dementia care expert, and popular dementia care blogger, helps caregivers cope with the difficult behaviors, emotions, and anxieties that both they and their loved one may experience. Writing from her own practice and drawing on the latest research in gerontology and dementia, Wonderlin explains the different kinds of dementia, details the wide range of care communities available for people who have dementia, and speaks empathetically to the worry and guilt many families feel. "Do not let anyone make you feel like you have taken the ‘easy way out’ by choosing a dementia care community," she writes. "You are still going to deal with a lot of challenging behaviors, concerns, and questions regarding your loved one’s care." When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community is an accessible guide offering answers to such questions as: · How do I choose a place for my loved one to live?· What can I find out by visiting a candidate memory-care community twice?· What do I do if my loved one asks about going home?· How can I improve the quality of my visits?· What is the best way to handle conflict between residents, or between the resident and staff?· How can I cope with my loved one’s sundowning?· What do I do if my loved one starts a romantic relationship with another resident? An indispensable book for family members and friends of people with dementia, When Someone You Know is Living in a Dementia Care Community touches the heart while explaining how to make a difficult situation better.


The Alzheimer s Action Plan

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ISBN: 9781429934725
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Number of pages: 496
Author: P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online The Alzheimer s Action Plan in PDF and EPUB Is it really Alzheimer's? How to find out and intervene early to maintain the highest quality of life "Most of us will either get Alzheimer's or care for a loved one who has. This action plan can empower you to make a difference."---Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. What would you do if your mother was having memory problems? Alzheimer's is a disease affecting more than five million Americans, with a new diagnosis being made every seventy-two seconds. Millions more are worried or at risk due to mild memory loss or family history. Although experts agree that early diagnosis and treatment are essential, many people with memory loss and their families---and even their doctors---don't know where to turn for authoritative, state-of-the-art advice and answers to all of their questions. Now, combining the insights of a world-class physician and an award-winning social worker, this groundbreaking book tells you everything you need to know, including: · The best tests to determine if this is---or is not---Alzheimer's disease · The most (and least) effective medical treatments · Coping with behavioral and emotional changes through the early and middle stages · Gaining access to the latest clinical trials · Understanding the future of Alzheimer's Clear, compassionate, and empowering, The Alzheimer's Action Plan is the first book that anyone dealing with mild memory loss or early Alzheimer's must-read in order to preserve the highest possible quality of life for as long as possible.


Alzheimer s from the Inside Out

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ISBN: PSU:000059189442
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 255
Author: Richard Taylor
Publisher:

Download and read online Alzheimer s from the Inside Out in PDF and EPUB Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease profoundly alters lives and creates endless uncertainty about the future. How does a person cope with such a life changing discovery? What are the hopes and fears of someone living with this disease? How does he want to be treated? How does he feel as the disease alters his brain, his relationships, and ultimately himself? The author provides illuminating responses to these and many other questions in this collection of provocative essays. Diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease at age 61, the former psychologist courageously shares an account of his slow transformation and deterioration and the growing division between his world and the world of others. With poignant clarity, candor, and even occasional humor, more than 80 brief essays address difficult issues faced by those with Alzheimer's disease, including the loss of independence and personhood, unwanted personality shifts, communication difficulties, changes in relationships with loved ones and friends, the declining ability to perform familiar tasks. This exploration into the world of individuals with Alzheimer's disease is for anyone affected personally or professionally by the devastating 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 his revealing words, gaining a better understanding of an unfathomable world and how best to care for someone living in it.


Teaching Dementia Care

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ISBN: 1421400766
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Number of pages: 392
Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online Teaching Dementia Care in PDF and EPUB With her unmistakable compassion, humor, and wisdom, Mace has provided a much-needed guidebook for better teaching and better care.


Through the Seasons

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ISBN: 0801888441
Release Date: 2008-06-25
Number of pages: 64
Author: Cynthia R. Green
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Download and read online Through the Seasons in PDF and EPUB Through the Seasons includes an introduction with instructions for family and professional caregivers as well as a resources section at the end of the book.


10 000 Pigs Can t Be Wrong

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ISBN: 5458843231
Release Date: 2013-01
Number of pages: 44
Author: Jake Scarth
Publisher: Lennex

Download and read online 10 000 Pigs Can t Be Wrong in PDF and EPUB In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.


Chicken Soup for the Soul Living with Alzheimer s Other Dementias

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ISBN: 9781611592351
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Number of pages: 400
Author: Amy Newmark
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Chicken Soup for the Soul Living with Alzheimer s Other Dementias in PDF and EPUB Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? You are not alone. With 101 encouraging and inspiring stories by others like you, this book is a source of support and encouragement throughout your caregiving journey. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people, and this book is especially for caregivers. This collection, a joint project with the Alzheimer's Association, is filled with 101 stories of love and lessons from others like you, will support and encourage you as you care for your loved one.


Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade

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ISBN: 9780802494412
Release Date: 2016-09-16
Number of pages: 240
Author: Gary D. Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers

Download and read online Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade in PDF and EPUB Across America and around the world, the five love languages have revitalized relationships and saved marriages from the brink of disaster. Can they also help individuals, couples, and families cope with the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD)? Coauthors Chapman, Shaw, and Barr give a resounding yes. Their innovative application of the five love languages creates an entirely new way to touch the lives of the five million Americans who have Alzheimer’s, as well as their fifteen million caregivers. At its heart, this book is about how love gently lifts a corner of dementia’s dark curtain to cultivate an emotional connection amid memory loss. This collaborative, groundbreaking work between a healthcare professional, caregiver, and relationship expert will: Provide an overview of the love languages and Alzheimer’s disease, correlate the love languages with the developments of the stages of AD, discuss how both the caregiver and care receiver can apply the love languages, address the challenges and stresses of the caregiver journey, offer personal stories and case studies about maintaining emotional intimacy amidst AD. Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade is heartfelt and easy to apply, providing gentle, focused help for those feeling overwhelmed by the relational toll of Alzheimer’s. Its principles have already helped hundreds of families, and it can help yours, too.