The Dementia Caregiver

The Dementia Caregiver

A Guide to Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurocognitive Disorders

eBook - 2015
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Becoming a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another neurocognitive disorder can be an unexpected, undesirable, underappreciated--and yet noble role. It is heartbreaking to watch someone lose the very cognitive capacities that once helped to define them as a person. But because of the nature of these disorders, the only way to become an effective caregiver and cope with the role's many daily challenges is to become well-informed about the disease. With the right information, resources and tips on caregiving and working with professionals, you can become your own expert at both caring for your charge and taking care of yourself. In these pages, Marc Agronin guides readers through a better understanding of the changes their loved one may be going through, and helps them tap into the various resources available to them as they embark on an uncertain caregiving journey. Insisting that a caregiver also maintain his or her own health and well being, Agronin...
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9781442231924
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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