A practical guide to a devastating disorder. One in 10 people aged 65 or over suffers from some kind of dementia; of these three-quarters are considered to have Alzheimer's disease. This guide is aimed at the friends and family of those affected, and seeks to provide information in accessible language on this debilitating disease. The volume examines the methods of diagnosing the disease, including some practical tests that can be easily applied. Real-life case histories can help readers to understand the impact the disease has on both the victim and their family. There is information on what might cause the disease, legal issues and treatment, and detailed advice is given on how to care for someone who has Alzheimer's disease.
eBook "Daily Telegraph" Alzheimers