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When someone you know has dementia : practical advice for families and caregivers

Andrews, June 1955- (author.). Dench, Dame Judi. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

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Creston Public Library 616.83 AND (Text) 35140100005639 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781771642156 (paperback) :
  • Physical Description: xiii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    regular print
  • Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2016.

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General Note: First published as: Dementia : one-stop guide.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is dementia? -- Getting a diagnosis -- Adjusting to the news: for caregivers -- Adjusting to the news: for people with dementia -- What are friends for? -- How to keep dementia at bay -- Disturbing behaviors -- Staying at home -- Your dementia-friendly home -- Eating, drinking, and dementia -- What to look for in residential care -- The dangers of hospital admission and how to avoid them -- Some legal, financial, and ethical issues.
Summary, etc.: "Around the world, almost 50 million people have dementia, and hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of loved ones. Unlike other books that look at this condition purely from the perspective of caretakers, this book provides insight into what it feels like to have dementia, how you can deal with it, and what you can do to keep it at bay. Packed with practical tips for providing what people with dementia or Alzheimer's want and need, this guide will help ensure that they can stay well and happy as long as possible."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Dementia -- Patients -- Care
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