The Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver's Handbook

What to Remember When They Forget

Non-Fiction - Health - Medical
311 Pages
Reviewed on 04/19/2019
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Reviewed by Ruffina Oserio for Readers' Favorite

The Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver's Handbook: What to Remember When They Forget by Dr. Sally Willard Burbank and Sue Pace Bell offers expert advice on what to know and do with patients suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Written for caregivers and loved ones of the patients, this informative book explains the disease and what makes it different from other mental and aging conditions, discusses the diagnosis and the progression of the illness and how it affects the life of the patient and, most importantly, it offers practical advice on how to live with Alzheimer's patients and what to do to avoid burn-out.

The Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver's Handbook: What to Remember When They Forget is packed with information and it is written in a clear and accessible style, which drives the message home to readers. The voice is authoritative and the authors share tips that make life easy for caregivers. Here is a book that will help readers avoid the stress of living with loved ones who forget. Instead of worrying that they forget or are obstinate about what they think or know, or when they display specific behaviors, caregivers will know what to do. This book helps readers learn a new way to love those who are suffering from Alzheimer's Disease without feeling stressed. Well organized thoughts are expertly presented in a book filled with real-life examples. This book is a vade-me-cum for caregivers of patients or loved ones of those suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. A must-have and a great reference book.