Managing Alzheimer's and Dementia Behaviors [NOOK Book]

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Managing Alzheimer?s and Dementia Behaviors

The primary purpose of this book titled, ?Managing Alzheimer?s and Dementia Behavior? is to assist both ?Healthcare Professionals? and ?Family Caregivers? alike in providing the best care possible to those afflicted with Alzheimer?s Disease or dementia of any kind.

No less important, however, is another objective; for the ...
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Managing Alzheimer's and Dementia Behaviors

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Overview

Managing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Behaviors

The primary purpose of this book titled, “Managing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Behavior” is to assist both “Healthcare Professionals” and “Family Caregivers” alike in providing the best care possible to those afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia of any kind.

No less important, however, is another objective; for the information contained within these pages to be a catalyst in creating a better understanding between professional caregivers and the family members of the patients who they are caring for. Communication between these two factions is paramount.

It is our hope that this booklet will be read individually or in groups, discussed openly and, after putting some of the tips now learned into practice, discussed again. Always remember, each patient is unique, but at the same time, the disease can often be manageable with the use of common sense, diligence and, most importantly, with love.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015802337
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/25/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 110
  • Sales rank: 149,730
  • File size: 31 KB

Meet the Author

Gary Joseph LeBlanc , is the author of “Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness,” “Managing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Behaviors” and co- author of “While I Still Can”. Also, a weekly columnist of “Common Sense Caregiving” published in the Tampa Tribune and Hernando Today and many other health publications.
His writings and speaking events utilize his 3,000 plus days and nights of personal caregiving experience to help other Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers cope with the everyday challenges and emotional struggles of caring for the memory-impaired.
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  • Posted December 9, 2012

    This book is an absolute MUST READ if you care for anyone with A

    This book is an absolute MUST READ if you care for anyone with Alzheimer's or Dementia! It is easily written and very easy to read. There is information in here that, although I am the sole caretaker of my in-laws and thought I knew it all, is invaluable to me! I am very glad that I had the opportunity to come across this book and read it. Do yourself a favor if you are a caretaker and get this book, you will not be disappointed!

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