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Alzheimer's For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-3899-5
Paperback
388 pages
October 2003
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Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Could It Be Alzheimer’s Disease?

Chapter 1: The Facts on Alzheimer’s Disease.

Chapter 2: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors.

Chapter 3: Getting a Diagnosis.

Chapter 4: Distinguishing Alzheimer’s Disease from Other Medical Conditions.

Chapter 5: Identifying Your Fears: For the Patient and the Caregiver.

Part II: Helping a Loved One Manage the Illness.

Chapter 6: Understanding the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Chapter 7: Evaluating Drug Therapies.

Chapter 8: Avoiding Snake Oil and Other Ineffective Treatments.

Chapter 9: Taking Part in Clinical Trials.

Chapter 10: Promising New Drugs and Diagnostic Tools.

Chapter 11: Finding Alternative Therapies.

Part III: Providing Care for the AD Patient.

Chapter 12: Making Medical Decisions.

Chapter 13: Understanding Legal Issues for Alzheimer’s Patients.

Chapter 14: Working through Financial Issues for Alzheimer’s Patients.

Chapter 15: Evaluating Care Options.

Chapter 16: Caring for the Alzheimer’s Patient.

Part IV: Respite Care for the Caregiver.

Chapter 17: Coping While Caregiving.

Chapter 18: Finding Support.

Chapter 19: Taking Care of the Caregiver.

Chapter 20: Handling Work and Family as Caregiver.

Chapter 21: Helping When You’re Not the Primary Caregiver.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Tips for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver.

Chapter 23: More Than Ten Internet Resources for Alzheimer’s Caregivers.

Index.

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