Coping with Alzheimer's
The Complete Care Manual for Patients and Their Families
R.E. Marken, Ph.D, the director of the Alzheimer's Research Foundation, provides the legal, financial, medical and emotional tools needed by newly diagnosed patients and their caregivers, including:
- What to do first
- Finding a lawyer
- Powers of attorney
- Your balance sheet
- Living Wills
- Health care insurance
- Protection around the home
- Catastrophic behavior
- Home care and nursing home
- Help and where to find it
Coping With Alzheimer's focuses on the practical decisions that must be addressed right away, from the organization of daily life and medical decisions that must be made to offering advice on the emotional needs of caregivers--a subject that is all too often neglected. The new version of the book includes new chapters on such diverse things as 'Viatical Settlements: A way to get money for TODAY from your life insurance policies' and 'How to Arrange a Funeral'. This last chapter alone can save families thousands of dollars.
The organization of Coping with Alzheimer's was designed with the recently diagnosed in mind. It begins a program of coping by focusing on the practical decisions that must be addressed right away. It discusses the organization of daily life and medical decisions that must be made, and provides advice on the emotional needs of caregivers - a subject that is all too often neglected. The book also offers recent findings about the scientific progress that has been made on Alzheimer's Disease and the medical choices that can be made by patients and their families.
The Alzheimer's Cope Book also lists sources of health care equipment.
About the Author:
R.E. Marken, Ph.D, is the director of the Alzheimer's Research Foundation and lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
You can now order the book listed below directly on the Internet from Lake Solitude Media's Alzheimer's Bookstore in affiliation with Amazon.com Books. Click on the link below.