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When someone you know has dementia : practical advice for families and caregivers

Author: June Andrews; Judi Dench
Publisher: Vancouver: Greystone Books, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Around the world, almost 50 million people have dementia, and hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of loved ones. Unlike other books that look at this condition purely from the perspective of caretakers, this book provides insight into what it feels like to have dementia, how you can deal with it, and what you can do to keep it at bay. Packed with practical tips for providing what people with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Additional Physical Format: Andrews, June, 1955-
When someone you know has dementia.:
Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2016.
(CaOONL)20169025047
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June Andrews; Judi Dench
ISBN: 9781771642156 1771642157
OCLC Number: 923796020
Notes: "...builds on the One stop guide"--Page xii.
Description: xiii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: What is dementia? --
Getting a diagnosis --
Adjusting to the news : for caregivers --
Adjusting to the news : for people with dementia --
What are friends for? --
How to keep dementia at bay? --
Disturbing behaviors --
Staying at home --
Your dementia-friendly home --
Eating, drinking, and dementia --
What to look for in residential care --
The dangers of hospital admission and how to avoid them --
Some legal, financial, and ethical issues.
Responsibility: June Andrews ; foreword by Dame Judi Dench.
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Around the world, almost 50 million people have dementia, and hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of loved ones. Unlike other books that look at this condition purely from the perspective of caretakers, this book provides insight into what it feels like to have dementia, how you can deal with it, and what you can do to keep it at bay. Packed with practical tips for providing what people with dementia or Alzheimer's want and need, this guide will help ensure that they can stay well and happy as long as possible.

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