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Learning to speak Alzheimer's : a groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease / Joanne Koenig Coste.

  • Coste, Joanne Koenig
Date
2003
  • Books

About this work

Description

A new approach to dealing with Alzheimer's disease offers a five step method for caring for people with progressive dementia, while offering hundreds of practical tips to ease life for patients and caregivers.

Publication/Creation

Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

Physical description

xv, 240 pages : forms ; 21 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-228) and index.

Contents

The ticking meter -- Seeking a correct diagnosis -- What to expect : making the first decisions -- Habilitation, the new approach -- Seeing the world from the patient's perspective -- Tenet #1 : make the physical environment work -- Tenet #2 : know that communication remains possible -- Tenet #3 : focus on remaining skills -- Tenet #4 : live in the patient's world : behavioral changes -- Tenet #5 : enrich the patient's life -- Caring for the care partner -- Receiving home care -- Receiving care outside of a family home -- Inspiration -- Appendix. Good food for people with Alzheimer's.

Notes

Copy 1. Signed by author.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0618221255
  • 9780618221257
  • 9780618485178
  • 0618485171