New Hope for People with Alzheimer's and Their Caregivers
Your Friendly, Authoritative Guide to the Latest in Traditional and C
By Porter Shimer
(Harmony, Paperback, 9780761535072, 320pp.)
Publication Date: June 25, 2002
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Discover New Ways to Cope with Alzheimer's
Now all those impacted by Alzheimer's disease can improve their quality of life, starting today. This helpful book dispels the myths and clearly lays out the truth about Alzheimer's and offers practical solutions for not only those who have the disease, but also their families and their caregivers. Inside, you'll uncover a new world of hope and the latest information on:
·The signs, symptoms, and proper diagnosis of Alzheimer's
·Living with Alzheimer's and providing the best possible care
·Cutting-edge research, including advances in biotechnology and genetics
·The latest conventional drugs and effective natural treatments, such as Ginkgo biloba and huperzine-A
·And much, much more!
Porter Shimer is the author of 11 books, including New Hope for People with Diabetes, and Keeping Fitness Simple. Mr. Shimer was formerly the executive editor of Rodale's Executive Fitness Newsletter. He lives in Emmaus, Pennsylvania.
"This book provides thoughtful, thorough coverage of every aspect of Alzheimer's in language that is always accesible but never oversimplified. Porter Shimer's discussion of the rewards and challenges of caregiving deserves special recognition, as does his exploration of the crucial importance of 'care for the caregiver' strategies. Throughout, Shimer's coverage of divergent approaches to care and treatment remains balanced, responsible, and clearly focused on the personal impact of the disease."
—Jennie Ward Robinson, Ph.D., director, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Alzheimer's Association, National Headquarters