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Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

A Complete Guide to Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s


Living With Alzheimer's Book Coverby Linda Harris

Book Description

Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive form of dementia that kills brain cells, leading to continual loss of memory, intellectual capacity, and eventual death. Sadly, no treatment has been found to stop its progression. "Living with Alzheimer's Disease: A Complete Guide to Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's" provides a valuable resource for individuals struggling with the effects of Alzheimer's, and those who care for them.

This book is filled with current information to help sufferers and their caretakers understand the many facets and stages of the disease. It explains initial signs that there may be a problem, diagnosis, the different stages, symptoms and suggestions for coping with them, and varied treatment plans, including helpful diet modifications. It compassionately provides insights into this debilitating condition and the anguish felt by both those inflicted and those who care for them.

The ongoing struggle with Alzheimer's takes an enormous physical and emotional toll on those who are touched by it, whether directly or indirectly. This book offers an opportunity to make the most of your time. Download it, so you can take advantage of its insights and still embrace the pleasures of life.


Excerpt From Book

Affecting more than 5 million Americans over the age of 65, Alzheimer's disease is the most common kind of dementia. This condition attacks the brain and progressively takes its ability to remember recent events and perform simple activities of daily living. Alzheimer's is degenerative, having no cure, and it eventually leads to death.

Alzheimer's is not a normal part of the aging process and so, does not affect every older person. Furthermore, its signs and symptoms are far more devastating than occasionally misplacing keys or forgetting the name of a new neighbor. Ongoing research into Alzheimer's seems to indicate a hereditary component, but definitive answers to the complexities of the condition remain to be discovered.

Individuals coping with Alzheimer's, and their caregivers, need a network of support and a comprehensive guide to help them live day-to-day. The content of this book provides ideas and suggestions for all concerned at every stage of this difficult disease. For instance, what happens before and after diagnosis of Alzheimer's? What should the care plan look like? And probably one of the most important issues is addressed: is a caregiver in place?

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In this comprehensive guide, each chapter addresses a specific and important issue.
Chapter 1 outlines the basics regarding dementia and Alzheimer's.
Chapter 2 addresses the specific signs and symptoms of the condition.
Chapter 3 discusses the diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
Chapter 4 informs the reader about the stages of Alzheimer's.
Chapter 5 presents information on treatment options currently available.
Chapter 6 teaches about diet and nutritional considerations.
Chapters 7, 8 and 9 delve deeply into implementation of comprehensive care plans appropriate for each stage of the disease: early, middle and late.

This guide really has a dual purpose. Hopefully, it helps the person with Alzheimer's live as fully as possible. In addition, it should assist the family, friends and caregivers of the affected individual walk well with their loved one on a day-to-day basis.


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