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Coping with Alzheimer"s the complete care manual for patients and their families by R. E. Markin

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Published by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Care.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Home care.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Services for -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementR.E. Markin.
ContributionsMarkin, R. E.
LC ClassificationsRC523.2 .M37 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703773M
ISBN 100806519622
LC Control Number97053124

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  Inside Alzheimer’s (Nancy Pearce): Aimed at caregivers, this book stresses the importance of connecting with Alzheimer’s patients. And how building these connections can help create a more supportive care community. It also provides exercises to .   Alzheimer's disease can last more than a decade. See what types of behaviors are common in each of the stages as the disease progresses. Alzheimer's disease tends to develop slowly and gradually worsens over several years. Eventually, Alzheimer's disease affects most areas of your brain. Memory, thinking, judgment, language, problem-solving. A person with Alzheimer's may become suspicious of those around them, even accusing others of theft, infidelity or other improper behavior. While accusations can be hurtful, remember that the disease is causing these behaviors and try not to take offense. Make sure family members and caregivers understand that suspicions and false accusations. There are groups that are designed for those who are newly diagnosed, those who are coping with younger onset (early-onset) Alzheimer's, and those who are caregivers. You can search for a support group in your area on the Alzheimer's Association's website. Holistic .