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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
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.
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