The Everything Health Guide to Alzheimer's Disease
A Reassuring, Informative Guide for Families and CaregiversBook - 2009
With more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, families and caregivers of Alzheimer's patients need guidance and support more than ever before. This guide offers an overview of the medical, legal, and practical questions and decisions caregivers and families of Alzheimer's patients face. With this book, you will learn how to: Find the right doctor for your loved ones Choose treatments and medications Build and maintain brain health Handle living, medical, financial, and legal issues Set up care and support systems for your loved ones Understand the latest research in Alzheimer's treatment, including genetic testing and diagnostic imaging This handbook explains the disease, its warning signs, and its diagnosis, while providing complete information on care and treatment. Whether it's early-onset or late-onset Alzheimer's, you will be well informed and prepared to take the right steps toward a better life for your loved ones.
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, , ©2009
Branch Call Number: 616.831 De
Description: xiv, 290 pages ; 22 cm