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

Book Book (2003.)
Description: xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
10 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 0618221255
  • ISBN: 9780618221257
  • ISBN: 9780618485178
  • ISBN: 0618485171
Bibliography, etc.:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation: Coste, Joanne Koenig. "Learning to speak Alzheimer's : a groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease." Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

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