Voices of Alzheimer's : courage, humor, hope, and love in the face of dementia

Title
Voices of Alzheimer's : courage, humor, hope, and love in the face of dementia

Author
Peterson, Betsy.

ISBN
9780738209623

Publication Information
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Life Long, c2004.

Physical Description
xxxviii, 255 p. ; 16 cm.

Contents
Something's wrong -- Diagnosis -- Patients -- Primary family care partners -- The rest of the family -- Friends -- Invisible disability -- The patient's changing world -- Loneliness -- Support groups -- Money worries, legal tasks -- Choices -- Denial -- Muddling through the middle stage -- New behaviors -- Adult day programs -- Getting more help -- Other medical matters -- "Childishness" and dignity -- Truth or comfort? -- Alzheimer's as a teacher -- Dark parts -- Anger -- Grief -- Issues for the soul -- Gifts -- As words fail -- Placement -- Life goes on -- As the end approaches -- Final days -- Afterward.

Subject Term
Alzheimer's disease -- Anecdotes.
 
Alzheimer's disease -- Humor.
 
Alzheimer's disease.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Book362.196831 PET11Nonfiction Collection
Stillwater Public LibraryBook362.196831 PET11Nonfiction Collection