Discusses what is medically known about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The book examines the challenges and opportunities that Alzheimer's presents to clinicians, caregivers, hospice workers, and policy advocates. Dr. Sam Gandy, renowned Alzheimer's researcher, contributes with a chapter describing the medical advances in the quest to cure Alzheimer's. Bruce Jennings, a distinguished ethicist, addresses the issues of quality of life surrounding an Alzheimer's patient.
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The book...will benefit future persons with dementia by serving as a hopeful resource for current and future quality care. -- Alzheimer's Association, April 2004
This is a most useful compendium that unflinchingly examines the challenges and opportunities posed by this disease...I heartily recommend. -- Therese A. Rando, Ph.D, Clinical Director, The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss, April 2004
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Book Description Hospice Foundation of America, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1893349055
Book Description Hospice Foundation of America, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111893349055
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