Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers
The book recommended by dementia experts and family caregivers as the most complete, practical guide to Alzheimer's and other dementias-now updated and expanded through end-of-life care.
This new edition of Surviving Alzheimer's offers the best, most current thinking on how to help a loved one with memory loss and related symptoms without sacrificing YOU. You'll learn:
What's behind odd, frustrating behaviors like repetition, wandering, personality changes, bathing resistance, and aggression-and what you can do
How to defuse resentment, guilt, and family friction
What to say for better communication and more cooperation
Special advice for spouses, out-of-town caregivers, and other specific situations
100s of confidence-raising solutions from top doctors, social workers, dementia specialists, and family caregivers
All in a fast, scannable format perfect for busy or overwhelmed dementia helpers.