3 edition of Helping families understand Alzheimer"s disease found in the catalog.
Helping families understand Alzheimer"s disease
by Executive Office on Aging, Office of the Governor, State of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii
Written in English
|Statement||Jeanette C. Takamura, principal investigator.|
|Contributions||Hawaii. Executive Office on Aging., United States. Administration on Aging.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||53,  p.|
|Number of Pages||53|
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When someone has Alzheimer's disease, it affects everyone in the family, including children and grandchildren. This resource list offers a selection of fiction and nonfiction books, articles, websites.
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This article provides useful tips for helping a child understand the symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease. Several years ago I attended an afternoon backyard barbeque and, among.
Helping Children Understand Alzheimer’s Disease. Because it’s all too easy to get lost in lists of facts and symptoms, it’s important to seek out quality reading when it’s time to introduce young. Dementia’s Impact on Caregivers. For every person with dementia there is at least one caregiver – usually an unpaid family member.
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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common dementia, impacting over 5 million Americans. Although the disease was first described by Dr. Alzheimer in the early s, scientists are still trying to understand. Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
In most File Size: KB. by Daniel Kuhn, MSW, and David A. Bennett, MD. 2nd ed. Alameda, CA: Hunter House Publishers, This book is unique in its focus on the early stages of Alzheimer’s and how families.
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