In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer: A Workbook to Protect Your Loved One

In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer: A Workbook to Protect Your Loved One

by Mark L. Warner
     
 


Every year there are more than 125,000 reports of people with Alzheimer's disease who wander away from their home or care facility and are unable to find their way back. Statistics indicate that of these loved ones who are not found within 24 hours, approximately half do not survive. Mark Warner has devised this workbook as an aid to gathering the information…  See more details below

Overview


Every year there are more than 125,000 reports of people with Alzheimer's disease who wander away from their home or care facility and are unable to find their way back. Statistics indicate that of these loved ones who are not found within 24 hours, approximately half do not survive. Mark Warner has devised this workbook as an aid to gathering the information necessary to avert a personal disaster. The book, sturdily bound and easy to use, is complete with the forms that need to be filled out and the pertinent questions that need to be asked to enhance the search for and discovery of a loved one in the event he/she wanders away. With In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer, readers will have all the information they need in one place to provide immediately to those who will be looking for their loved one, including the local law enforcement authorities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557533999
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Pages:
145
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author


Mark Warner is one of the nation's foremost authorities on modifying living environments to accommodate the needs of seniors suffering from age-related illnesses and conditions. He is a registered architect certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and author of the highly acclaimed book The Complete Guide to Alzheimer's-Proofing Your Home, now in its second edition. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, American Society on Aging, the Alzheimer's Association, the Alzheimer's Community Care Association of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, and the Florida Council on Aging.

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