The 36-Hour Day, 6th Edition: A Family Guide to Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementias and Memory Loss

Narrated by:
Christina Moore

Unabridged Audiobook

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Book
8
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3
Release Date
September 2018
Duration
15 hours 58 minutes
Summary
Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs. Featuring useful takeaway messages and informed by recent research into the causes of and the search for therapies to prevent or cure dementia, this edition includes new information on - devices to make life simpler and safer for people who have dementia - strategies for delaying behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms - changes in Medicare and other health care insurance laws - palliative care, hospice care, durable power of attorney, and guardianship - dementia due to traumatic brain injury - choosing a residential care facility - support groups for caregivers, friends, and family members The central idea underlying the book?that much can be done to improve the lives of people with dementia and of those caring for them?remains the same. The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.
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Anonymous

good read - informative, helpful.

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Maureen L.

This book contains information concerning everything from caring for your loved one with dementia to caring for yourself as the Caregiver. There Is also information about finances, long-term care, legal issues and more. One of the best things about this book Is that it explains how the person with dementia feels and the different ways they might respond to what they’re going through. I highly recommend this book for anyone that is caring for someone with dementia. I truly find this book very helpful And I go back to it over and over for reminders and helpful information as a caregiver for my husband. I’d also like to mention that my own doctor recommended this book knowing I was a Caregiver and my husband’s neurologist recommended this book.

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Anonymous

Very informative and helped alot

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