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Both a guide and a legend.(Chicago Tribune)
The best guide of its kind.(Chicago Sun-Times)
An excellent book for families who are caring for persons with dementia... A book that physicians can confidently recommend to the families of their patients.(Journal of the American Medical Association)
Excellent guidance and clear information of a kind that the family needs... The authors offer the realistic advice that sometimes it is better to concede the patient's frailties than to try to do something about them, and that a compassionate sense of humor often helps.(New York Times)
An excellent, practical manual for families and professionals involved in the care of persons with progressive illnesses... The book is specific and thought-provoking, and it will be helpful to anyone even remotely involved with an 'impaired' person... Highly recommended, especially for public and nursing libraries.(Library Journal)
Continues to be the 'bible' of recommendation for any caregiver whose family member suffers from dementia.(Bookwatch)
Recommended to all caregivers and families of persons with dementia as an indispensable source of valuable information on a very wide range of topics.(Kathryn Oliphant Case Management Journals)
An excellent guide with general information for family caregivers of persons with dementia... The text is person focused and describes the complexity and depth of the care required not only for persons with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia but also for caregivers.(M. Jean Keller, EdD Activities, Adaptation and Aging)
An admirably realistic guide to caring for people with Alzheimer's.(Michael Greenberg New York Review of Books)
Nancy L. Mace, M.A., now retired, was a consultant to and a member of the board of directors of the Alzheimer's Association and an assistant in psychiatry and coordinator of the T. Rowe and Eleanor Price Teaching Service of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of psychiatry, with joint appointments in medicine, mental health, and health policy and management, co-director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, and director of the T. Rowe and Eleanor Price Teaching Service of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Near perfect for me. I'm the caregiver for my wife who have early stages of dementia. She was diagnose about two years ago. Learning to cope with this task is quite demanding. Read morePublished 7 days ago by William F. Cateel
Excellent Book for anyone who has a family member with Dementia.
It explains in detail the different
kinds of dementia and how to deal with it. Read more
Its a must have for people who are dealing with a loved one who is suffering from dementia..Published 1 month ago by Geri
Anyone that has a family member with Alzheimer's or dementia should read this book. I just wish I had heard about it sooner.Published 2 months ago by Becky Hagan
Excellent source book. Lots of answers to questions about caring for an Alzheimer's patient. Able to jump around and get answers now!Published 2 months ago by Hungry 4 Words
good info for caregivers. So much of this is true and new info for beginning caregivers. Great reference material. My husband's doctor suggested I read it.Published 3 months ago by Margaret Seale Borders