Alzheimer's Disease: The Dignity Within: A Handbook for Caregivers, Family, and Friends

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Oktober 2005



Of the estimated 5 million Americans who have Alzheimer's disease, more than 7 in 10 live at home, primarily cared for by family and friends. "Alzheimer's Disease: A Handbook for Caregivers, Family, and Friends" features a workbook-type format aimed at increasing the caregiver's knowledge of the disease. As a result, these caregivers -- whether family members, friends or health professionals -- will be better equipped to nurture the dignity within people living with Alzheimer's and feel more confident doing so. The book is a tool for caregivers that will impact not only the way they relate to persons with Alzheimer's disease, but other relationships as well.


Sections: I. Being A Caregiver: Challenges and Solutions; Meet Patricia (Pat) Callone, M.A., M.R.E; The Special Journey of Caregivers to Persons with Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia; A Dozen Tips for Caregivers; II. True Stories: Relationships Between Persons Affected by the Disease, Their Caregivers, Family Members, and Friends; Meet Connie Kudlacek, B.S; Reading the Stories; Summary Page; III. Caregiving Styles: Three Ways To Respond; Meet Barbara C. Vasiloff, M.A. IV. Alzheimer's Disease: Changes In The Brain; Meet Roger A. Brumback, M.D; A Dialogue With Dr. Roger A. Brumback.


Pat R. Callone is the vice president of Institutional Relations for Creighton University. For six years she served on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer's Association Midlands Chapter. She has experience with Alzheimer's as both an educator and as a caregiver. Barbara C. Vasiloff, is the co-founder and President of Discipline With Purpose, Inc.; Connie Kudlacek, is the Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Association Midlands Chapter; Janaan Manternach, D. Min., is a well respected author and educator, and Dr. Roger A. Brumback, is a Professor of Pathology and Psychiatry and the Chairman of the Department of Pathology at the Creighton University School of Medicine.

EAN: 9781932603132
ISBN: 1932603131
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2005
Seitenanzahl: 133 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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