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Alive with Alzheimer's

Author: Cathy S Greenblat
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The confusion, losses, and devastation of Alzheimer's disease are familiar to the millions of Americans suffering from the disease and to their family members. Understandably, declining abilities and changing personal characteristics shape our picture of the disease, leading some to refer to the "double death" of Alzheimer's in which the sufferer drifts away long before his or her eventual physical end." "This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pathographies
Pictorial works
Pictorial Work
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy S Greenblat
ISBN: 0226306585 9780226306582
OCLC Number: 52639357
Description: ix, 115 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Facing Alzheimer's --
Long silence where once there was song --
Filling the silent spaces --
Bringing back the songs --
Waves of remembrance --
A window opening.
Responsibility: Cathy Stein Greenblat.
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The 85 photographs and accompanying text in this volume attempt to show that Alzheimer's need not be a 'double death', and that with proper care, patients suffering from this ravaging disease can  Read more...


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