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The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life
The 36-Hour Day A Family Guide to Caring for Persons With Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementing Illnesses and Memory Loss in Later Life Author:Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins The "bible" for half a million readers around the world has been completely revised with new information and the most current medical findings. New to this edition are discussions of: — The brain, behavior, and personality - why people with dementia do the things they do — Why sysmptoms are better sometimes and worse at other times — How to manage ... more »meals and eating
Becoming chairbound or bedbound
Preventing mistreatment of the confused person
Dying at home
Paying for care
Nursing home programs that specialize in dementia care
This highly acclaimed book is the comprehensive guide to the home care of those in all stages of progressive dementing illness. New information on late-stage dementia is included in this revised edition. Combining practical advice with specific examples, "The 36-Hour Day" covers all the medical, legal, financial and emotional aspects of caring for an impaired relative - from dealing with baffling and often unpredictable symptoms to finding a support group to help the family with this extraordinarily stressful situation.
"This is the best guide of its kind." Jory Graham, Chicago Sum Times« less
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This is a good guideline for those caregivers for AD patients. You will find answers to a lot of your questions and ideas for other search avenues. As a 3 year caregiver for my mother-in-law, this book was used as much as my dictionary.