Into The Mist

Into The Mist

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by Deborah Uetz
     
 

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Into the Mist, When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer�s Disease answers the questions that come along with an Alzheimer�s diagnosis. As Alzheimer�s reaches epidemic proportion more and more families are searching for answers that will best equip them to meet their needs and those of the Alzheimer�s patient.

What are the symptoms of the early stages of

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Into the Mist, When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer�s Disease answers the questions that come along with an Alzheimer�s diagnosis. As Alzheimer�s reaches epidemic proportion more and more families are searching for answers that will best equip them to meet their needs and those of the Alzheimer�s patient.

What are the symptoms of the early stages of Alzheimer�s disease?
When should someone stop driving?
Why is my loved one becoming withdrawn and insecure?
Are hallucinations an occurrence with Alzheimer�s disease?
Does Medicare or Medicaid cover expenses?
How do I cope with the stress of constant care giving?
Is Alzheimer�s disease fatal?

Many other topics are addressed by leading Aging experts, researchers and a Neuropsychologist. Along with factual information the reader will be told the stories of three families caring for a loved one from the earliest stages to the last stages. Their personal accounts put a human face on the challenges of Alzheimer�s care giving. Jack, Frank and Shirley�s stories are told by their daughters and they illustrate the commonalities and the differences among Alzheimer�s patients and the way their families handle their most difficult challenges.

The book began as a personal journal but grew into a comprehensive resource for Alzheimer�s caregivers as well as a compilation of information from researchers, psychologists, Aging experts and families coping with this devastating illness all over the world. As you walk into the mist of Alzheimer�s disease this book serves as a roadmap because of the life lessons of others who have traveled this road before you.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413492613
Publisher:
Xlibris Corporation
Publication date:
08/17/2005
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

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