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The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for persons with Alzheimer disease, related dementing illnesses, and memory loss in later life

Author: Mace, N. L., Rabins, P. V.
Type: Book
Year: 1999


The 36-Hour Day, now its 3rd edition has been thoroughly updated to include new information on the latest research, several drugs that hold promise, and genetic aspects of Alzheimer's. This guide, focuses on helping families cope with this progressive and irreversible disease. Besides tips on how to care for people with dementia related illnesses during the various stages of the disease, like placing a picture of a toilet on the bathroom door, the text discusses the different kinds of help available and how to seek it. Financial and legal issues are also covered.

Further Details

Pages: 339
Publish Location: Baltimore
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN/ISSN: 0801861497
Accession Number: 25.05.05
Keywords: cognitive, care-givers, home safety
Reads: 144