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Author Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928-

Title Dr. Ruth's guide for the Alzheimer's caregiver : how to care for your loved one without getting overwhelmed-- and without doing it all yourself / Ruth K. Westheimer with Pierre A. Lehu.

Imprint Fresno, Calif. : Quill Driver Books, c2012.


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Description xii, 188 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [180]-181) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Advice from Dr. Ruth. How to help yourself -- Feelings -- You get to have a life, too -- When you're taking care of your spouse -- When you're taking care of a parent or other relative -- Dealing with professional caregivers -- Helping children and grandchildren cope -- pt. 2. Standing on the shoulders of giants. Treating Alzheimer's -- Tips for caregivers -- Where you can get help -- Facilities -- Legal and financial issues.
Summary A guide for Alzheimer's caregivers offers advice on caring for spouses, parents, and other relatives; dealing with professional caregivers; and learning about Alzheimer's treatments and facilities.
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care.
Added Author Lehu, Pierre A.
Added Title Guide for the Alzheimer's caregiver
ISBN 9781610351355 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1610351355 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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