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The Resource Alzheimer's in America : the Shriver report on women and Alzheimer's : a study, [compiled] by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association ; edited by Karen Skelton ... [et al.] ; with Dale Fetherling and Matt Hickey ; photography by Barbara Kinney

Alzheimer's in America : the Shriver report on women and Alzheimer's : a study, [compiled] by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association ; edited by Karen Skelton ... [et al.] ; with Dale Fetherling and Matt Hickey ; photography by Barbara Kinney

Label
Alzheimer's in America : the Shriver report on women and Alzheimer's : a study
Title
Alzheimer's in America
Title remainder
the Shriver report on women and Alzheimer's : a study
Statement of responsibility
[compiled] by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association ; edited by Karen Skelton ... [et al.] ; with Dale Fetherling and Matt Hickey ; photography by Barbara Kinney
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers the latest research about the disease, proposals on ways to support both the patient and caregiver, and essays written by patients, family members, and caregivers about living with the disease
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 616.8/31
  • 362.196831
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC523.2
LC item number
.A493 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shriver, Maria
  • Skelton, Karen
  • Fetherling, Dale
  • Hickey, Matt
  • Alzheimer's Association
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Women caregivers
  • Caregivers
  • Social change
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Caregivers
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Caregivers
  • Social change
Label
Alzheimer's in America : the Shriver report on women and Alzheimer's : a study, [compiled] by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association ; edited by Karen Skelton ... [et al.] ; with Dale Fetherling and Matt Hickey ; photography by Barbara Kinney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Alzheimer's Association."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction to an epidemic / by John D. Podesta -- Overview / by Karen Skelton and Angela Timashenka Geiger -- Early-stage Alzheimer's : "the fear is losing yourself" / by Mary Ann Becklenberg -- Working full-time, caregiving full-time, tired full-time / by Laura Suihkonen Jones -- Songs she liked to sing / by Barbra Streisand -- A woman's nation takes on Alzheimer's / by Maria Shriver -- "We didn't know then what we know now" / by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan -- "You are my sunshine" / by Kathy Mattea -- One woman's travels with Alzheimer's / by Patti Davis -- Teen caregiver / by Lindsey Jordan -- "The sad goodbye" / by Laura W. Bush -- Carrying my father's memories / by Soleil Moon Frye -- Is there a cure? Is there hope? / by Maria Carrillo -- Dr. Oz's tips for brain health / by Mehmet Oz -- Slowing Alzheimer's down / by Mimi Steffen -- A medical marathon / by Eugene Fields -- Really early onset / by Kris Bakowski -- A doctor's view / by Laurel Coleman -- Responding to the caregiving crisis / by Rosalynn Carter -- What toll does Alzheimer caregiving take on women? / by Dale Fetherling with Katie Maslow and Sam Fazio with Katie Maslow -- A Latino family's struggle with Alzheimer's / Beatriz Terrazas -- "It's a family disease" / by the family of Louise George (daughter Phyllis George, granddaughter Pamela Brown, son Rob George) -- Emotional roller coaster / by Rosalie Ingrande Asaro -- Mine is "the family next door" / by Meryl Comer -- Complications : blended family values / by anonymous -- Women and Alzheimer's in ethnic communities / by Gwen Yeo -- A Vietnamese-American family pulls together / by Xuan Quach -- The prescription for a crisis / by Janet Murguia -- A couple copes / by Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker -- Is America ready for the economic impact of Alzheimer's? / by Brent D. Fulton -- What's the workplace impact? / Ann O'Leary -- Alzheimer's and the lattice organization / by Cathleen Benko and Anne Weisberg -- Professional caregiver / by Doris T. -- Primary breadwinner / by Kimberly Davis -- What about the men? / by Michael Kimmel and Bethany Coston -- Caring for the women in their lives / by Jamal Simmons -- "She walked through the looking glass" / by Barry Petersen -- Role reversal : a son caring for his mother / by Randy Sibbett -- "Your mom's not what she was" / by Chris Matthews -- Facing this demon called Alzheimer's / by Larry Butcher -- "She was the love of my life" / by Terrell Owens -- For memory / by Terry Moran -- How is our nation responding -- Strategy to combat Alzheimer's disease / by Newt Gingrich and Bob Kerrey -- Increasing our investment / by Susan M. Collins -- Federal response : 2010 legislation / by Kathleen Sebelius -- To honor my father / by Barbara A. Mikulski -- State government gets ready / by Arnold Schwarzenegger -- What one city is doing / by Gavin Newsom -- Activating the next generation / by Alissa Anderegg -- Conclusion : why we did this report / by Harry Johns -- Epilogue / by Joseph R. Biden -- Allies / a poem by Keven Bellows
Control code
ocn682893580
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 297 p.
Isbn
9781451639872
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781451639872
  • (OCoLC)682893580
Label
Alzheimer's in America : the Shriver report on women and Alzheimer's : a study, [compiled] by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association ; edited by Karen Skelton ... [et al.] ; with Dale Fetherling and Matt Hickey ; photography by Barbara Kinney
Publication
Note
"Alzheimer's Association."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction to an epidemic / by John D. Podesta -- Overview / by Karen Skelton and Angela Timashenka Geiger -- Early-stage Alzheimer's : "the fear is losing yourself" / by Mary Ann Becklenberg -- Working full-time, caregiving full-time, tired full-time / by Laura Suihkonen Jones -- Songs she liked to sing / by Barbra Streisand -- A woman's nation takes on Alzheimer's / by Maria Shriver -- "We didn't know then what we know now" / by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan -- "You are my sunshine" / by Kathy Mattea -- One woman's travels with Alzheimer's / by Patti Davis -- Teen caregiver / by Lindsey Jordan -- "The sad goodbye" / by Laura W. Bush -- Carrying my father's memories / by Soleil Moon Frye -- Is there a cure? Is there hope? / by Maria Carrillo -- Dr. Oz's tips for brain health / by Mehmet Oz -- Slowing Alzheimer's down / by Mimi Steffen -- A medical marathon / by Eugene Fields -- Really early onset / by Kris Bakowski -- A doctor's view / by Laurel Coleman -- Responding to the caregiving crisis / by Rosalynn Carter -- What toll does Alzheimer caregiving take on women? / by Dale Fetherling with Katie Maslow and Sam Fazio with Katie Maslow -- A Latino family's struggle with Alzheimer's / Beatriz Terrazas -- "It's a family disease" / by the family of Louise George (daughter Phyllis George, granddaughter Pamela Brown, son Rob George) -- Emotional roller coaster / by Rosalie Ingrande Asaro -- Mine is "the family next door" / by Meryl Comer -- Complications : blended family values / by anonymous -- Women and Alzheimer's in ethnic communities / by Gwen Yeo -- A Vietnamese-American family pulls together / by Xuan Quach -- The prescription for a crisis / by Janet Murguia -- A couple copes / by Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker -- Is America ready for the economic impact of Alzheimer's? / by Brent D. Fulton -- What's the workplace impact? / Ann O'Leary -- Alzheimer's and the lattice organization / by Cathleen Benko and Anne Weisberg -- Professional caregiver / by Doris T. -- Primary breadwinner / by Kimberly Davis -- What about the men? / by Michael Kimmel and Bethany Coston -- Caring for the women in their lives / by Jamal Simmons -- "She walked through the looking glass" / by Barry Petersen -- Role reversal : a son caring for his mother / by Randy Sibbett -- "Your mom's not what she was" / by Chris Matthews -- Facing this demon called Alzheimer's / by Larry Butcher -- "She was the love of my life" / by Terrell Owens -- For memory / by Terry Moran -- How is our nation responding -- Strategy to combat Alzheimer's disease / by Newt Gingrich and Bob Kerrey -- Increasing our investment / by Susan M. Collins -- Federal response : 2010 legislation / by Kathleen Sebelius -- To honor my father / by Barbara A. Mikulski -- State government gets ready / by Arnold Schwarzenegger -- What one city is doing / by Gavin Newsom -- Activating the next generation / by Alissa Anderegg -- Conclusion : why we did this report / by Harry Johns -- Epilogue / by Joseph R. Biden -- Allies / a poem by Keven Bellows
Control code
ocn682893580
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 297 p.
Isbn
9781451639872
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781451639872
  • (OCoLC)682893580

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