This book makes a unique and significant contribution to the literature on the care of persons with Alzheimer disease. It provides very specific and comprehensive information to professionals, enabling them to educate caregivers so that they provide competent and compassionate care. Everything needed by the educator is provided—even summaries of key content in slides or overheads, and problem-solving exercises so students can acquire new strategies and caregiving techniques. Nancy Mace has provided professionals and direct caregivers with an invaluable resource. Thanks to this book, students will have direct access to one of the truly great teachers of the care of persons with Alzheimer disease.
Laura Reif, R.N., Ph.D., Graduate Program in Gerontological Nursing University of California, San Francisco