8 edition of Understanding Alzheimer"s disease found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -124) and index.
|Statement||Neal R. Cutler and John J. Sramek.|
|Series||Understanding health and sickness series|
|Contributions||Sramek, John J.|
|LC Classifications||RC523 .C885 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 151 p. :|
|Number of Pages||151|
|ISBN 10||0878059105, 0878059113|
|LC Control Number||96020284|
Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease that was first described in by the German physician, Alois Alzheimer and affects one in 15 people over 65 and around one in four over the age of While ageing is the greatest risk factor for developing the disease, it is not a natural part of the aging process. This easy-to-read booklet will help readers learn about Alzheimer’s disease, its symptoms and treatments, when to see the doctor, research studies, and where caregivers can get help. Includes vignettes, a resource list, and glossary. Please also check out /5(7).
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This booklet covers how you might feel about your diagnosis and suggests ways of managing these feelings. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
In most people with the disease—those with the late-onset type —symptoms first appear in their mids. Early-onset Alzheimer’s occurs between a person’s 30s. The disease makes brain tissue break down over time. It usually happens to people over age A person can live with Alzheimer's disease for just a few years or for a few decades.
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(, ) This film is part of The Alzheimer's Project, which looks at groundbreaking scientific discoveries and seeks to increase public understanding of Alzheimer's research and caregiving.
Narrated by Maria Shriver, it tells. The disease also affects the 16 million Americans who provide unpaid care for people living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. More than 80% of care provided at home is delivered by family members, friends or other unpaid caregivers.
» Understanding Alzheimer’s and Size: 2MB. Relevant Parts of the Brain. Alzheimer’s disease effects various areas of the brain. Initially, the damage causes problems with memory.
There are many different areas in the brain that deal with memory such as the temporal lobe, the hippocampus, the amygdala, the cerebral cortex, the cerebrum, and the left hemisphere of the brain (Licht, Hull, & Ballantyne, )/5(28).
understanding or accepting the disease might:» Withdraw from or lose patience with the Read a favorite book or story. Eat a picnic lunch outside.
Helping Children and Teens Understand Alzheimer’s Disease Author: Alzheimer's Association. Understanding Alzheimer's Disease describes the most current knowledge of how and why it arises and gives information about the many avenues being explored in search of a cure.
With its chapters on causes and on the search for treatments, this guide will be of interest to a wider section of the population than other books on the : Neal R. Cutler. Patrick Fox, PhD, Ed Voris and Nader Shabahangi share a common interest in improving the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease.
Thirty-six years later, while some therapies can slow progression, there is no cure, and what was once a normal part of aging has become a feared illness that involves a steady stream of doctor’s visits and medications.
WebMD explains the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and how those symptoms change as the person with Alzheimer's moves through the mild, moderate, and severe stages of the disease. Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know (easy-to-read booklet) Alzheimer's Disease Medications Fact Sheet.
Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet. Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients. Biomarkers for Dementia Detection and Research. In recognition of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Look insideKP NCAL has a conversation with neurologist Craig Hou, MD.
Most everyone has a family member or friend who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most common cause of dementia among older adults, and the number of people diagnosed with the disease is growing. "Understanding difficult behaviors: some practical suggestions for coping with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses" is a great resource but I can't find it for under $ I've borrowed it from the library but that's simply not the same as having a copy to use as a reference, take notes, in.
Very disappointing price for a paperback book. Members of the general public interested in Alzheimer's Disease, including early diagnosis patients, family members, doctors and researchers will find Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease helpful. In addition, members of the community, including busineses, schools, and community groups involved with work concerning Alzheimer's Disease will.
To boost your child's understanding of Alzheimer's, seek out age-appropriate websites, books or videos on the disease. Be prepared for emotional expression Your child might express emotions in indirect ways, such as by complaining of headaches or other physical problems.
This book details how "Alzheimer Disease" went from being an obscure neurologic diagnosis to a household word. The words of those responsible for this revolution are the heart of this book.
Robert Katzman and Dr. Katherine Bick, leaders in Alzheimer research and policy making, interview the people responsible for this awakening of public. Alzheimer's disease affects about 13 percent of individuals over the age of 65 and about 50 percent of those over the age of Almost 15 million Americans spend their time caring for a person with Alzheimer's dementia.
If your loved one suffers from this condition or starts to show /5(7). Although every day we read news reports linking health problems to diet and lifestyle, there remains significant confusion regarding the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Worldwide, more than 35 million people are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s, and that number is expected to increase substantially over the next tanding Alzheimer’s introduces. Recognize the stages and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease Having a better understanding of how Alzheimer's progresses can help you care for your loved one As symptoms worsen over time, the disease will progress through 3 stages.
The book will demystify dementia and increase understanding about why it occurs, current treatments and therapies and how it may be managed. Filled with useful information and advice, it will be an invaluable resource for relatives and carers, and a useful reference on the desk of any professional working with individuals with dementia/5(6).Understanding Alzheimer's Disease - Ebook written by Neal R.
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