The Everything Health Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: A reassuring, informative guide for families and caregivers [NOOK Book]

Overview

When you or someone you love is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, your family’s lifestyle changes radically. You are faced with a whole host of concerns, including the person’s health, safety, and quality of life. Your Guide to Health: Alzheimer’s offers the authoritative information you need in an unintimidating format. This accessible reference also helps you cope with the ups and downs of the disease, make sense of tests, and choose the best treatments.
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The Everything Health Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: A reassuring, informative guide for families and caregivers

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Overview

When you or someone you love is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, your family’s lifestyle changes radically. You are faced with a whole host of concerns, including the person’s health, safety, and quality of life. Your Guide to Health: Alzheimer’s offers the authoritative information you need in an unintimidating format. This accessible reference also helps you cope with the ups and downs of the disease, make sense of tests, and choose the best treatments.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605506951
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 8/31/2010
  • Series: Everything
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,218,568
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Maureen Dezell (Brookline, MA) is a veteran journalist and author. A former Boston Globe living/arts reporter, she covered health care issues and ethics for the Boston Phoenix and reported on the business and politics of health care for Boston Business Journal. Author of the critically acclaimed Irish America: Coming into Clover, Dezell is now a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in The New Republic, American Health, Child, ARTNews, and The New York Times. She teaches journalism at Emerson College in Boston.

Carrie Hill (Paragonah, UT) has a PhD in counseling psychology with a minor in gerontology from Indiana University, Bloomington. Her professional experiences include geropsychology and neuropsychology rotations at the Buffalo VA Medical Center, two years as a nursing home clinician for the Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Colorado, and five years as the Southern Utah Regional Director of the Alzheimer's Association. She has published more than a dozen journal articles and book chapters and has conducted presentations at local, state, and national events in the areas of Alzheimer's, caregiving, and cross-cultural psychology. Hill is the About.com Guide to Alzheimer's Disease.

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