The 36-hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life - A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book (Paperback)
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The 36-hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life - A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book (Paperback)

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Published: 01/12/2006
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Revised in 2006 for its twenty-fifth anniversary, this best-selling book is the "bible" for families caring for people with Alzheimer disease, offering comfort and support to millions worldwide. In addition to the practical and compassionate guidance that have made The 36-Hour Day invaluable to caregivers, the fourth edition is the only edition currently available that includes new information on medical research and the delivery of care. The new edition includes: -new information on diagnostic evaluation-resources for families and adult children who care for people with dementia-updated legal and financial information-the latest information on nursing homes and other communal living arrangements-new information on research, medications, and the biological causes and effects of dementia Also available in a large print edition

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801885105
Number of pages: 600
Weight: 839 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Large print ed of 4 revised ed


MEDIA REVIEWS

In short, the fourth edition... is a comprehensive resource guide that will help you learn to care for family members. -- Auggie Moore Large Print Reviews 2006 Both a guide and a legend. Chicago Tribune The best guide of its kind. Chicago Sun-Times An excellent book for families who are caring for persons with dementia... A book that physicians can confidently recommend to the families of their patients. Journal of the American Medical Association Excellent guidance and clear information of a kind that the family needs... The authors offer the realistic advice that sometimes it is better to concede the patient's frailties than to try to do something about them, and that a compassionate sense of humor often helps. New York Times An excellent, practical manual for families and professionals involved in the care of persons with progressive illnesses... The book is specific and thought-provoking, and it will be helpful to anyone even remotely involved with an 'impaired' person... Highly recommended, especially for public and nursing libraries. Library Journal The 36-Hour Day continues to be the 'bible' of recommendation for any caregiver whose family member suffers from dementia. Midwest Book Review 2007

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