From the Back Cover
“I wish I had this book when my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. This is a powerful tool for those who battle this disease.”
Manage medical, financial, and legal issues
Reassuring ways to take care of your loved one–and yourself
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s? This compassionate guide presents the latest information on the symptoms, diagnosis, stages of the illness, and treatments, as well as the different types of care available.
Discover how to:
Obtain a reliable diagnosis
Evaluate drug therapies
Identify scams and ineffective treatments
Take part in clinical trials
Cope with stress and exhaustion
The Dummies Way
Explanations in plain English
“Get in, get out” information
Icons and other navigational aids
Tear-out cheat sheet
Top ten lists
A dash of humor and fun
About the Author
Patricia B. Smith is an award-winning medical writer.
Mary Mitchell Kenan, PsyD, is the Director of Education for Baylor College of Medicine’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center.
Mark Edwin Kunik, MD, MPH, is a geriatric psychiatrist at the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and Baylor College of Medicine.