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The Resource Alzheimer disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and vascular dementia along with information about recent research on the diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer disease and genetic testing, tips for maintaining cognitive functioning, strategies for long-term planning, advice for caregivers, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton

Alzheimer disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and vascular dementia along with information about recent research on the diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer disease and genetic testing, tips for maintaining cognitive functioning, strategies for long-term planning, advice for caregivers, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton

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Alzheimer disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and vascular dementia along with information about recent research on the diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer disease and genetic testing, tips for maintaining cognitive functioning, strategies for long-term planning, advice for caregivers, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information
Title
Alzheimer disease sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and vascular dementia along with information about recent research on the diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer disease and genetic testing, tips for maintaining cognitive functioning, strategies for long-term planning, advice for caregivers, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amy L. Sutton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides basic consumer health information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer disease and other dementias, along with tips for coping with memory loss and related complications and advice for caregivers. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.8/31
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC523.2
LC item number
.A45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Health reference series
Label
Alzheimer disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and vascular dementia along with information about recent research on the diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer disease and genetic testing, tips for maintaining cognitive functioning, strategies for long-term planning, advice for caregivers, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The basics of a healthy brain -- The changing brain in healthy aging -- Understanding memory loss -- What is dementia? -- Dementia: causes and risk factors -- Statistics on dementia prevalence and mortality -- Facts about AD -- What happens to the brain in AD? -- Signs and symptoms of AD -- Clinical stages of AD -- Younger-onset AD -- The genetics of AD -- Health conditions linked to AD -- Traumatic brain injury, AD, and dementia -- Other factors that influence AD risk -- Mild cognitive impairment -- Degenerative neurological disease -- Vascular dementia -- Dementia caused by infection -- Other health conditions that cause dementia -- Forgetfulness: knowing when to ask for help -- Talking with your doctor -- Diagnosing AD -- Testing for AD -- Overview of AD interventions -- AD medications -- Medications for cognitive changes -- Participating in AD clinical trials and studies -- Can AD be prevented? -- Recent AD research -- Talking about your diagnosis -- Getting support for AD and dementia -- Preventing cognitive decline if you have AD or dementia -- Nutrition, exercise, and therapeutic recommendations -- Dental care and the dementia patient -- Hearing loss, AD, and dementia -- Pain and dementia -- Sexuality and AD -- Sleep problems and dementia -- Driving and dementia -- Living alone with AD or dementia -- Financial concerns and AD -- Medicare and AD -- Getting your affairs in order -- Caring for a person with AD or dementia -- Long-distance caregiving -- Coping with challenging behaviors -- Techniques for communicating with someone with dementia -- Planning the day for someone with dementia -- Safety issues for people with AD -- Dementia, caregiving, and controlling frustration -- Respite care: giving caregivers a break -- Hiring in-home care providers -- Choosing a nursing home -- Hospitalization and AD -- Making decisions about resuscitation -- Making tube feeding decisions for people with advanced dementia -- Caring for someone near the end of life -- Glossary of terms related to AD and dementia -- Directory of resources for people with dementia and their caregivers -- Alzheimer Disease Centers (ADCs) program directory
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xviii, 637 p.
Isbn
9780780811508
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn739094270
  • (OCoLC)ocn793736339
Label
Alzheimer disease sourcebook : basic consumer health information about Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and vascular dementia along with information about recent research on the diagnosis and prevention of Alzheimer disease and genetic testing, tips for maintaining cognitive functioning, strategies for long-term planning, advice for caregivers, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The basics of a healthy brain -- The changing brain in healthy aging -- Understanding memory loss -- What is dementia? -- Dementia: causes and risk factors -- Statistics on dementia prevalence and mortality -- Facts about AD -- What happens to the brain in AD? -- Signs and symptoms of AD -- Clinical stages of AD -- Younger-onset AD -- The genetics of AD -- Health conditions linked to AD -- Traumatic brain injury, AD, and dementia -- Other factors that influence AD risk -- Mild cognitive impairment -- Degenerative neurological disease -- Vascular dementia -- Dementia caused by infection -- Other health conditions that cause dementia -- Forgetfulness: knowing when to ask for help -- Talking with your doctor -- Diagnosing AD -- Testing for AD -- Overview of AD interventions -- AD medications -- Medications for cognitive changes -- Participating in AD clinical trials and studies -- Can AD be prevented? -- Recent AD research -- Talking about your diagnosis -- Getting support for AD and dementia -- Preventing cognitive decline if you have AD or dementia -- Nutrition, exercise, and therapeutic recommendations -- Dental care and the dementia patient -- Hearing loss, AD, and dementia -- Pain and dementia -- Sexuality and AD -- Sleep problems and dementia -- Driving and dementia -- Living alone with AD or dementia -- Financial concerns and AD -- Medicare and AD -- Getting your affairs in order -- Caring for a person with AD or dementia -- Long-distance caregiving -- Coping with challenging behaviors -- Techniques for communicating with someone with dementia -- Planning the day for someone with dementia -- Safety issues for people with AD -- Dementia, caregiving, and controlling frustration -- Respite care: giving caregivers a break -- Hiring in-home care providers -- Choosing a nursing home -- Hospitalization and AD -- Making decisions about resuscitation -- Making tube feeding decisions for people with advanced dementia -- Caring for someone near the end of life -- Glossary of terms related to AD and dementia -- Directory of resources for people with dementia and their caregivers -- Alzheimer Disease Centers (ADCs) program directory
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xviii, 637 p.
Isbn
9780780811508
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn739094270
  • (OCoLC)ocn793736339

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