Ahead of Dementia
Publisher: Luciana Mitzkun
A Real-World, Upfront, Straightforward, Step-by-Step Guide for Family Caregivers Caring for a loved one with dementia is one of the greatest challenges one might face in life. It requires resilience, creativity, planning, and knowledge of the multiple facets of dementia care. This book brings an overview of what family caregivers must know to identify and manage dementia symptoms, to make the best plans for future care, and avoid costly mistakes as dementia progresses. Pragmatic, concise, and straight to the point, yet with poignant anecdotes and compassionate wisdom, Ahead of Dementia is a must-read for those who want to know how best to help their loved ones while also caring for themselves. Valuable information for the busy family caregiver who wants straightforward information on how to stay ahead of dementia. From recognizing the first symptoms, to understanding the diagnosis, care strategies, legal and financial issues, managing behaviors, and planning for long-term care: a comprehensive view of what it takes to care for a loved one with dementia.