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The Resource 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

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

Label
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
Title
Dr. Ruth's guide for the Alzheimer's caregiver
Title remainder
how to care for your loved one without getting overwhelmed-- and without doing it all yourself
Statement of responsibility
Ruth K. Westheimer ; with Pierre A. Lehu
Title variation
  • Doctor Ruth's guide for the Alzheimer's caregiver
  • Guide for the Alzheimer's caregiver
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Westheimer presents effective coping strategies for the practical problems and emotional stresses of Alzheimer's care. The tactics and resources she suggests build confidence in the caregiver and provide health-guided advice on how to avoid burnout, seek support from family and friends, resolve family disputes, maintain a loving relationship with a spouse or parent with Alzheimer's, manage behavior, and make the home a safe environment. She also details how to coordinate effectively with doctors, facilities, and other care providers.
Assigning source
--Adapted from Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 616.8/31
  • 616.8
Index
index present
LC call number
RC523
LC item number
.W463 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Standing on the shoulders of giants. Treating Alzheimer's ; Tips for caregivers ; Where you can get help ; Facilities ; Legal and financial issues
  • Appendix: Internet resources
Control code
19913178
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781610351355
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012030249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
1351040
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn783156357
  • (OCoLC)783156357
Label
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Standing on the shoulders of giants. Treating Alzheimer's ; Tips for caregivers ; Where you can get help ; Facilities ; Legal and financial issues
  • Appendix: Internet resources
Control code
19913178
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781610351355
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012030249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
1351040
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn783156357
  • (OCoLC)783156357

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