Dementia: Alzheimer's and Other Dementias at Your Fingertips

Dementia: Alzheimer's and Other Dementias at Your Fingertips

by James Warner (Author), Nori Graham (Author), Harry Cayton (Author)


Dementia: Alzheimer's and other Dementias at your fingertips is a practical guide giving comprehensive, medically accurate information on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in an easy to understand format. This new fully revised and updated edition outlines the different care options that are available and suggests a variety of strategies for coping. It tells people where to go for help and guidance on legal, financial and other matters and gives advice on how to prepare for the future and make difficult decisions.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 234
Edition: 2
Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd
Published: 01 Dec 2001

ISBN 10: 1859590756
ISBN 13: 9781859590751

Media Reviews
'A book which I am certain will become a bible for the ever increasing number of people who have dementia problems in the family.' - Katie Boyle, Vice President of the Alzheimer's Society. 'It is a wonderful compendium of questions that are so often asked....I have read many books on Alzheimer's and I must say I believe this is the most practical one that I have seen.' - Jerome H Stone, Founder and Honourary President of the Alzheimer's Association (USA) and former carer. 'Absolutely superb for carers because although it gives such splendid advice as to how they should cope with the one they care for, it never steps on their toes or makes them feel guilty. It also answers all the questions that we are asked continually...' - Audrey Lees, Alzheimer's Society.
Author Bio
Harry Cayton OBE, BA, BPhil, Dip Anth, FRSA, is the Chief Executive of the Alzheimer's Society. Dr Nori Graham BM, BCh, FRCPsych, D Univ, is Emeritus Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry at the Royal Free Hospital, London, and Chairman of Alzheimer's Disease International. Dr James Warner BSc, MB BS, MD, MRCP, MRCPsych, is Senior Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry at Imperial College School of Medicine, and Honorary Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry at St Charles Hospital, London.