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The HMinfo Research Library contains an in-depth collection of materials on home modifications and related subjects.

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The complete guide to Alzheimer's-proofing your home

Author: Warner, M. L.
Type: Book
Year: 2000


Written by a practicing architect and gerontologist, this highly acclaimed book shows you how to create a home environment that will help cope with the many difficulties associated with Alzheimer's. Covers interior and exterior spaces individually, providing information on how to ensure that the Alzheimer's patient will be safe and secure. Topics covered include planning for a caregiving future, minimizing accidents and injuries, grab bar basics, access denial issues, activities of daily living and communication difficulties. Includes home safety checklist, a glossary of terms. and an invaluable listing of products that you will need to use in Alzheimers-proofing your home.

Further Details

Pages: 477
Publish Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN/ISSN: 1557532028
Accession Number: November, 2011
Notes: original
Keywords: cognitivedesignoldersafety improvementhousing improvementmodificationNorth America
Reads: 290