The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for persons with Alzheimer disease, related dementing illnesses, and memory loss in later life
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- ISBN: 0801861497 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0801861489 (alk. paper)
xx, 339 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 3rd ed.
- Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1999.
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. -316) and index.
Dementia -- Getting medical help for the impaired person -- Characteristic problems of dementia -- Problems in independent living -- Problems arising in daily care -- Medical problems -- Problems of mood -- Special arrangements if you become ill -- Getting outside help -- You and the impaired person as parts of a family -- How caring for an impaired person affects you -- Caring for yourself -- For children and teenagers -- Financial and legal issues -- Nursing homes and other living arrangements --- Brain disorders and the causes of dementia -- Research in dementia.