The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease And Other Dementias
ISBN: 1421441713
EAN13: 9781421441719
Language: English
Release Date: Aug 10, 2021
Pages: 368
Dimensions: 0.95" H x 9.25" L x 6.13" W
Weight: 1.113334 lbs.
Format: Paperback

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring For People Who Have Alzheimer Disease And Other Dementias

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For 40 years, The 36-Hour Day has been the leading work in the field for caregivers of those with dementia. Written by experts with decades of experience caring for individuals with memory loss, Alzheimer's, and other dementias, the book is widely known for its authoritativeness and compassionate approach to care. Featuring everything from the causes of dementia to managing its early stages to advice on caring for those in the later stages of the disease, it is widely considered to be the most detailed and trusted book available.

Highlighting useful takeaway messages and informed by recent research into the causes of dementia, this new edition has been completely updated. It features

- brand-new content on everything from home care aides to useful apps to promising preventative techniques and therapies
- practical advice for avoiding caregiver burnout--plus tips for when and how to get additional help
- a completely new two-column design that allows readers to quickly access what they need
- a bonus accompanying website that keeps readers updated on what's new in dementia caregiving

The central idea underlying this indispensable book--that much can be done to improve the lives of people with dementia and of those caring for them--remains the same. The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.

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   Putting things into perspective ❤️
Excellent book. Pick an issue that is currently taking place and get a 1-2 minute read to help with care taking. Things are put into perspective. You are a great person to take care of. This book can give you the added support to help you through those challenges, just remember you are doing your best and this book can give you the added support to help you. I finally purchased The 63 Hour Day. I have spent a lot of money in the past. God bless.
 
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   FAMILIES of Alzhimer's patients: YOU NEED THIS BOOK
It's like a manual for caring for patients. When a loved one was diagnosed, the neurologist recommended it. It is essential. One can see where we have marked the pages. The book helps to explain what is happening to the patient. I can refer to it whenever I want.
 
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   An Excellent Resource
We are caring for a family member with dementia. This book was recommended to me by my doctor. It is written in plain English and is an excellent resource. It answered a number of questions that we had, and has become a manual on how to deal with this condition. We would recommend this to the loved ones of a dementia patient.
 
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   Perfect Reference For Caregivers and Family
The doctor suggested that I get this book. There is so much information. Reviewing by subject is better than reading a book. It was very helpful and enlightening. As this horrible disease progresses, you have an idea of what is happening as well as other people have experienced it. This book is a great aide to the family even if you are not the one providing it.
 
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   Practical and informative.
I think anyone with dementia should read this book. It helps an average person understand how to deal with a devastating illness. The book helps alleviate some of the difficult feelings that the caregivers may be experiencing.
 
5
   Go to book for dealing with Alzheimer's in your family
If you think a loved one has dementia or Alzheimers, this will walk you through the different phases so you aren't surprised. I buy this for my friends who are starting to deal with this horrible disease. It helped me a lot! !
 
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   Alzheimer’s Caregivers Bible
Everyone who cares for someone with Alzheimer's should have access to this book. The information is useful for family and caregivers.
 
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   Great book for family members
This book is great if you are a family member of someone with dementia. My mother-in-law's illness got my husband and I through it. I marked it up after I read it many times. Helped to understand what questiins to ask. Can't say enough good things about this book.
 
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   the Definitive comprehensive book on the subject. A must for people with relatives with dementia.
The book is the definitive guide on the subject. It's a must for people with relatives with dementia. We bought multiple copies to give to friends and people we know who are in this situation. It explains what to expect and how best to deal with the multiple issues and problems that come up, and helps provide greater peace of mind to deal with what for everyone in this situation is a difficult situation.
 
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   Sent wrong book - large print Book content is excellent.
I don't like the double columns in a book. The book content is good.
 
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