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Author Coste, Joanne Koenig.

Title Learning to speak Alzheimer's : a groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease / Joanne Koenig Coste.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.1 COS    Available
Description xv, 240 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [212]-228) and index.
Contents The ticking meter -- Seeking a correct diagnosis -- What to expect : making the first decisions -- Habilitation, the new approach -- Seeing the world from the patient's perspective -- Tenet #1 : make the physical environment work -- Tenet #2 : know that communication remains possible -- Tenet #3 : focus on remaining skills -- Tenet #4 : live in the patient's world : behavioral changes -- Tenet #5 : enrich the patient's life -- Caring for the care partner -- Receiving home care -- Receiving care outside of a family home -- Inspiration -- Appendix. Good food for people with Alzheimer's.
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care -- Popular works.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Popular works.
Caregivers -- Popular Works.
Alzheimer Disease -- popular works.
Patient Care -- methods -- Popular Works.
Environment -- Popular Works.
Caregivers -- Popular Works.
ISBN 0618221255
9780618221257
0618485171 (pbk.)
9780618485178 (pbk.)

 
    
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