A Layman's Study of Dementia In the Family
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A complete failure. This is how you can expect to feel as you watch your loved one sliding below their incoming tide of confusion.
Alzheimer's is probably worse to watch than it is to suffer. If it were a physical affliction, like a broken leg or a heart attack, it would be easier to accept and understand. But it is a sneaky silent thief that intangibly dissolves the mind.
Alzheimer's Timeline is an accurate chronicle of 11 years steady decline, from the first noticeable symptoms of confusion, through to total mental and physical immobility.
-An honest and candid narrative of how Alzheimer's can affect the sufferer and the family.
-Written in the simple language of a layman.
-Accurately identifying each stage of regression by date.
-Offering you wisdom of hindsight, so that you can avoid making the same mistakes as the author.
Prepare yourself and your family practically and emotionally.
Understand the potential frustrations of the family and caregivers. Realise the importance of planning ahead. Avoid the many, many mistakes of the author that are described in embarrassing detail.
From the hard earned hindsight of the author, learn to make the prudent preparations that will guarantee the most appropriate care for your loved one throughout each regressive stage of Alzheimer's disease.
A Valuable Lesson to the Rest of Us
Written in an easy to follow stage-by-stage format that lets you follow the advancement of the dementia and its real-life effects on the sufferer, and the family struggling to care.
Includes a useful hindsight summary after each chapter that allows the reader to identify the mistakes made by the author.
Don't think it'll be okay - it won't be.
Get prepared - Get this book and learn from the author's mistakes.
Very helpful format - not the usual "my sad story"
Written alongside the clinical stages so that I could follow the author's descriptions and understand the full effects on sufferer and family.
Alzheimer's Timeline....sad but true
I Work as a Staff nurse on a Dementia assessment ward ,and previously worked as a carer in nursing homes ...the book very sensitively and sadly accurately describes life for the person with Alzheimer's and the family ....I thoroughly enjoyed the book and hope it opens people's eyes to help more people understand ....
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: 22 April 2013
- Publisher: EBookIt.com
- Print Length: 64 Pages
- Language: English