The Resource Alzheimer's & dementia for dummies, in conjuction with The American Geriatric Society and The Health in Aging Foundation

Alzheimer's & dementia for dummies, in conjuction with The American Geriatric Society and The Health in Aging Foundation

Label
Alzheimer's & dementia for dummies
Title
Alzheimer's & dementia for dummies
Statement of responsibility
in conjuction with The American Geriatric Society and The Health in Aging Foundation
Title variation
Alzheimer's and dementia for dummies
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Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Your sensitive, authoritative guide to Alzheimer's and dementia If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it's only natural to feel fraught with fear and uncertainty about what lies ahead. Fortunately, you don't have to do it alone. This friendly and authoritative guide is here to help you make smart, informed choices throughout the different scenarios you'll encounter as a person caring for someone diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. From making sense of a diagnosis to the best ways to cope with symptoms, Alzheimer's and Dementia For Dummies is the trusted companion you can count on as you navigate your way through this difficult landscape. Affecting one's memory, thinking, and behavior, dementia and Alzheimer's disease can't be prevented, cured, or slowed but a diagnosis doesn't mean you have to be left helpless! Inside, you'll find out how to make sense of the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, understand the stages of the illnesses, and, most importantly, keep your loved one safe and comfortable no matter how severe their symptoms are. * Find out what to expect from Alzheimer's and dementia * Discover what to keep in mind while caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia * Uncover symptoms, causes, and risk factors of Alzheimer's and dementia * Learn the critical information needed to help manage these illnesses Whether you're new to caring for a person affected by Alzheimer's or dementia or just looking for some answers and relief on your journey, this is the trusted resource you'll turn to again and again
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616.831
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • John Wiley & Sons
  • American Geriatric Society
  • Health in Aging Foundation
Series statement
For dummies
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  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
Label
Alzheimer's & dementia for dummies, in conjuction with The American Geriatric Society and The Health in Aging Foundation
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
xvii, 425 pages
Isbn
9781119187738
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Alzheimer's & dementia for dummies, in conjuction with The American Geriatric Society and The Health in Aging Foundation
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
xvii, 425 pages
Isbn
9781119187738
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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