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The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease and other dementias  Cover Image Book Book

The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease and other dementias / Nancy L. Mace, MA, Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH.

Mace, Nancy L. (Author). Rabins, Peter V., (author.).


"For 40 years, The 36-Hour Day has been the leading work in the field for caregivers of those with dementia. Written by experts with decades of experience caring for individuals with memory loss, Alzheimer's, and other dementias, the book is widely known for its authoritativeness and compassionate approach to care. Featuring everything from the causes of dementia to managing its early stages to advice on caring for those in the later stages of the disease, it is widely considered to be the most detailed and trusted book available. Highlighting useful takeaway messages and informed by recent research into the causes of dementia, this new edition has been completely updated. It features • brand-new content on everything from home care aides to useful apps to promising preventative techniques and therapies • practical advice for avoiding caregiver burnout―plus tips for when and how to get additional help • a completely new two-column design that allows readers to quickly access what they need." -- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781421441719
  • ISBN: 1421441713
  • ISBN: 9781421441702
  • ISBN: 1421441705
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Seventh edition.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021.

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General Note:
Includes index
Subject: Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Home care > Popular works.
Senile dementia > Patients > Home care > Popular works.

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sikeston Public.


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Sikeston Public Library 616.831 M15 (Text) 34140000065145 Non-Fiction Available -

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