The Everything Alzheimer’s Book: Reliable, Accessible Information for Patients and Their Families
According to the National Institute on Aging, there are currently four million sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. This number is expected to increase to 15 million by the year 2050. Despite these startling figures, very few resources are available for patients and their loved ones.
The Everything® Alzheimer’s Book provides authoritative information on the disease, its symptoms, current treatments, and effective management. This comprehensive book includes a primer on basic brain function and thorough descriptions of the symptoms of the disease, which can include memory loss, disorientation, and delusions.
This completely up-to-date work helps families:
· Recognize and deal with dementia
· Manage medications
· Alzheimer’s-proof the home
· Handle financial and legal issues
· Know the pros and cons of home care versus hospital stay
In addition to the easy-to-follow, reliable information, this accessible reference helps readers make sense of tests, choose the right treatment, and deal with symptoms to reduce anxiety and ensure a better quality of life.