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The Resource The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, related dementias, and memory loss, Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, related dementias, and memory loss, Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

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The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, related dementias, and memory loss
Title
The 36-hour day
Title remainder
a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, related dementias, and memory loss
Statement of responsibility
Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins
Title variation
Thirty-six hour day
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Language
eng
Summary
Dementia -- Getting medical help for the person who has dementia -- Characteristic behavioral symptoms in people who have dementia -- Problems in independent living -- Problems arising in daily care -- Medical problems -- Behavioral symptoms of dementia -- Symptoms that appear as changes in mood -- Special arrangements if you become ill -- Getting outside help -- You and the person who has dementia as parts of a family -- How caring for a person who has dementia affects you -- Caring for yourself -- For children and teenagers -- Financial and legal issues -- Nursing homes and other living arrangements -- Preventing or delaying cognitive decline -- Brain disorders and the causes of dementia -- Research in dementia
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Mace, Nancy L
Dewey number
616.8/31
Index
index present
LC call number
RC523
LC item number
.M33 2011
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WM 220
NLM item number
M141z 2011
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Rabins, Peter V
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
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  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Senile dementia
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Caregivers
  • Home Nursing
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Senile dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Senile dementia
Label
The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, related dementias, and memory loss, Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins
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Publication
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Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Dementia. What is dementia? -- The person who has dementia -- Where do you go from here? -- 2. Getting medical help for the person who has dementia. The evaluation of the person with a suspected dimentia -- Finding someone to do an evaluation -- The medical treatment and management of dimentia : The physician ; The nurse ; The social worker ; The geriatric care manager ; The pharmacist -- 3. Characteristic behavioral symptoms in people who have dementia. The brain, behavior, and personality: why people who have dementia do the things they do -- Caregiving: some general suggestions -- Menory problems -- Overreacting, or catastrophic reactions -- Combativeness -- Problems with speech and communication : Problems the person with dementia has in making himself understood ; Problems the person with dementia has in understanding others -- Loss of coordination -- Loss of sense of time -- Symptoms that are better sometimes and worse at other times -- 4. Problems in independent living. Mild cognitive impairment : Managing the early stages of dementia -- When a person must give up a job -- when a person can no longer manage money -- When a person can no longer drive safely -- When a person can no longer live alone : When you suspect that someone living alone is developing dementia ; What you can do ; Moving to a new residence -- 5. Problems arising in daily care. Hazards to watch for : In the house ; Outdoors ; In the car ; Highways and parking lots ; Smoking ; Hunting -- Nutrition and mealtimes : Meal preparation ; Mealtimes ; Problem eating behaviors ; Malnutrition ; Weight loss ; Choking ; When to consider tube feeding -- Exercise -- Recreation : Meaningful activity -- Personal hygiene : Bathing ; Locating care supplies ; Dressing ; Grooming ; Oral hygiene -- Incontinence (wetting or soiling) : Urinary incontinence ; Bowel incontinence ; Cleaning up -- Problems with walking and balance; falling : Becoming chairbound or bedfast ; Wheelchairs -- Changes you can make at home : Should environments be cluttered or bare?
  • 6. Medical problems. Pain -- Falls and injuries -- Pressure sores -- Dehydration -- Pneumonia -- Constipation -- Medications -- Dental problems -- Vision problems -- Hearing problems -- Dizziness -- Visiting the doctor -- If the ill person must enter the hospital -- Seizures, fits, or convulsions -- Jerking movements (myoclonus) -- The death of the person with dementia : The cause of death ; Dying at home ; Hospice ; Dying in the hospital or nursing home ; When should treatment end? ; What kind of care can be given at the end of life? -- 7. Behavioral symptoms of dementia. The six R's of behavior management -- Concealing memory loss -- Wandering : Reasons that people wander ; The management of wandering -- Sleep disturbances and night wandering -- Worsening in the evening ("sundowning") -- Losing, hoarding, or hiding things -- Rummaging in drawers and closets -- Inappropriate sexual behavior -- Repeating the question -- Repetitious actions -- Distractibility -- Clinging or persistently following you around ("shadowing") -- Complaints and insults -- Taking things -- Forgetting telephone calls -- Demands -- Stubbornness and uncooperativeness -- When the person with dementia insults the sitter -- Using medication to manage behavior -- 8. Symptoms that appear as changes in mood. Depression -- Complaints about health -- Suicide -- Alcohol or drug abuse -- Apathy and listlessness -- Remembering feelings -- Anger and irritability -- Anxiety, nervousness, and restlessness -- False ideas, suspiciousness, paranoia, and hallucinations : Misinterpretation ; Failure to recognize people or things (agnosia) ; "You are not my husband" ; "My mother is coming for me" ; Suspiciousness ; Hiding things ; Delusions and hallucinations -- Having nothing to do -- 9. Special arrangements if you become ill. In the event of your death -- 10. Getting outside help. Help from friends and neighbors -- Finding information and services -- Kinds of services : Having someone come into your home ; Adult day care ; Short-stay residential care -- Planning in advance for home care or day care -- When the person with dementia rejects the care -- Your own feelings about getting respite for yourself -- Locating resources -- Paying for care -- Should respite programs mix people who have different problems? -- Determining the quality of services -- Research and demonstration programs
  • 11. You and the person who has dementia as parts of a family. Changes in roles -- Understanding family conflicts : Division of responsibility -- Your marriage -- Coping with role changes and family conflict : A family conference -- When you live out of town -- When you are not the primary caregiver, what can you do to help? -- Caregiving and your job -- Your children : Teenagers -- 12. How caring for a person who has dementia affects you. Emotional reactions : Anger ; Embarrassment ; Helplessness ; Guilt ; Laughter, love, and joy -- Grief -- Depression -- Isolation and feeling alone -- Worry -- Being hopeful and being realistic -- Mistreating the person with dementia -- Physical reactions : Fatigue ; Illness -- Sexuality : If your spouse has dementia ; If your impaired parent lives with you -- The future : You as a spouse alone -- When the person you have cared for dies -- 13. Caring for yourself. Take time out : Give yourself a present ; Friends ; Avoid isolation -- Find additional help if you need it : Recognize the warning signs ; Counseling -- Joining with other families: the Alzheimer's Association : Support groups ; Excuses -- Advocacy -- 14. For children and teenagers -- 15. Financial and legal issues : Your financial assessment : Potential expenses ; Potential resources -- Where to look for the forgetful person's resources -- Legal matters
  • 16. Nursing homes and other living arrangements. Types of living arrangements -- Moving with the person who has dementia -- Finding a nursing home or other residential care setting : Paying for care ; Guidelines for selecting a nursing home or other residential care facility -- Moving to a nursing home or other residential care facility -- Adjusting to a new life : Visiting ; Your own adjustment -- When problems occur in the nursing home or other residential care facility -- Sexual issues in nursing homes or other care facilities -- 17. Preventing or delaying cognitive decline. Normal changes : General mental and physical health -- Lifestyle factors : Physical exercise ; Diet -- Potential treatments and cures ; Mental exercise ; Medications and vitamins -- Limiting exposure to toxic chemicals : Aluminum -- Head injury -- 18. Brain disorders and the causes of dementia. Mild cognitive impairment -- Dementia : Alcohol abuse associated dementia ; Alzheimer disease ; Cortical basal ganglionic degeneration ; Depression ; The frontotemporal dementias ; HIV-AIDS ; Lewy body dementia ; Primary progressive aphasia ; Progressive supranuclear palsy ; Traumatic brain injury (TBI or head trauma) ; Vascular dementia ; Young or early onset dementia -- Other brain disorders : Delirium ; Korsakoff syndrome ; Stroke and other localized brain injury ; Transient ischemic attack -- 19. Research in dementia. Understanding research : Bogus cures -- Research in vascular dementia and stroke -- Research in Alzheimer disease : Structural changes in the brain ; Brain cells ; Neuroplasticity ; Neurotransmitters ; Abnormal proteins ; Protein abnormalities within brain cells ; Nerve growth factors ; Transplants of brain tissue ; Drug studies ; Metals ; Prions ; Immunological defects ; Head trauma -- Epidemiology -- Down syndrome -- Old age -- Heredity -- Gender -- Neuropsychological testing -- Brain imaging -- Keeping active -- The effect of acute illness on dementia -- Research into the delivery of services -- Protective factors -- Appendixes. 1. Using the Internet ; 2. Organizations
Control code
ocn711988986
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xxiv, 353 pages
Isbn
9781421402796
Lccn
2011009957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781421402802
  • (OCoLC)711988986
Label
The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, related dementias, and memory loss, Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins
Publication
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
  • 1. Dementia. What is dementia? -- The person who has dementia -- Where do you go from here? -- 2. Getting medical help for the person who has dementia. The evaluation of the person with a suspected dimentia -- Finding someone to do an evaluation -- The medical treatment and management of dimentia : The physician ; The nurse ; The social worker ; The geriatric care manager ; The pharmacist -- 3. Characteristic behavioral symptoms in people who have dementia. The brain, behavior, and personality: why people who have dementia do the things they do -- Caregiving: some general suggestions -- Menory problems -- Overreacting, or catastrophic reactions -- Combativeness -- Problems with speech and communication : Problems the person with dementia has in making himself understood ; Problems the person with dementia has in understanding others -- Loss of coordination -- Loss of sense of time -- Symptoms that are better sometimes and worse at other times -- 4. Problems in independent living. Mild cognitive impairment : Managing the early stages of dementia -- When a person must give up a job -- when a person can no longer manage money -- When a person can no longer drive safely -- When a person can no longer live alone : When you suspect that someone living alone is developing dementia ; What you can do ; Moving to a new residence -- 5. Problems arising in daily care. Hazards to watch for : In the house ; Outdoors ; In the car ; Highways and parking lots ; Smoking ; Hunting -- Nutrition and mealtimes : Meal preparation ; Mealtimes ; Problem eating behaviors ; Malnutrition ; Weight loss ; Choking ; When to consider tube feeding -- Exercise -- Recreation : Meaningful activity -- Personal hygiene : Bathing ; Locating care supplies ; Dressing ; Grooming ; Oral hygiene -- Incontinence (wetting or soiling) : Urinary incontinence ; Bowel incontinence ; Cleaning up -- Problems with walking and balance; falling : Becoming chairbound or bedfast ; Wheelchairs -- Changes you can make at home : Should environments be cluttered or bare?
  • 6. Medical problems. Pain -- Falls and injuries -- Pressure sores -- Dehydration -- Pneumonia -- Constipation -- Medications -- Dental problems -- Vision problems -- Hearing problems -- Dizziness -- Visiting the doctor -- If the ill person must enter the hospital -- Seizures, fits, or convulsions -- Jerking movements (myoclonus) -- The death of the person with dementia : The cause of death ; Dying at home ; Hospice ; Dying in the hospital or nursing home ; When should treatment end? ; What kind of care can be given at the end of life? -- 7. Behavioral symptoms of dementia. The six R's of behavior management -- Concealing memory loss -- Wandering : Reasons that people wander ; The management of wandering -- Sleep disturbances and night wandering -- Worsening in the evening ("sundowning") -- Losing, hoarding, or hiding things -- Rummaging in drawers and closets -- Inappropriate sexual behavior -- Repeating the question -- Repetitious actions -- Distractibility -- Clinging or persistently following you around ("shadowing") -- Complaints and insults -- Taking things -- Forgetting telephone calls -- Demands -- Stubbornness and uncooperativeness -- When the person with dementia insults the sitter -- Using medication to manage behavior -- 8. Symptoms that appear as changes in mood. Depression -- Complaints about health -- Suicide -- Alcohol or drug abuse -- Apathy and listlessness -- Remembering feelings -- Anger and irritability -- Anxiety, nervousness, and restlessness -- False ideas, suspiciousness, paranoia, and hallucinations : Misinterpretation ; Failure to recognize people or things (agnosia) ; "You are not my husband" ; "My mother is coming for me" ; Suspiciousness ; Hiding things ; Delusions and hallucinations -- Having nothing to do -- 9. Special arrangements if you become ill. In the event of your death -- 10. Getting outside help. Help from friends and neighbors -- Finding information and services -- Kinds of services : Having someone come into your home ; Adult day care ; Short-stay residential care -- Planning in advance for home care or day care -- When the person with dementia rejects the care -- Your own feelings about getting respite for yourself -- Locating resources -- Paying for care -- Should respite programs mix people who have different problems? -- Determining the quality of services -- Research and demonstration programs
  • 11. You and the person who has dementia as parts of a family. Changes in roles -- Understanding family conflicts : Division of responsibility -- Your marriage -- Coping with role changes and family conflict : A family conference -- When you live out of town -- When you are not the primary caregiver, what can you do to help? -- Caregiving and your job -- Your children : Teenagers -- 12. How caring for a person who has dementia affects you. Emotional reactions : Anger ; Embarrassment ; Helplessness ; Guilt ; Laughter, love, and joy -- Grief -- Depression -- Isolation and feeling alone -- Worry -- Being hopeful and being realistic -- Mistreating the person with dementia -- Physical reactions : Fatigue ; Illness -- Sexuality : If your spouse has dementia ; If your impaired parent lives with you -- The future : You as a spouse alone -- When the person you have cared for dies -- 13. Caring for yourself. Take time out : Give yourself a present ; Friends ; Avoid isolation -- Find additional help if you need it : Recognize the warning signs ; Counseling -- Joining with other families: the Alzheimer's Association : Support groups ; Excuses -- Advocacy -- 14. For children and teenagers -- 15. Financial and legal issues : Your financial assessment : Potential expenses ; Potential resources -- Where to look for the forgetful person's resources -- Legal matters
  • 16. Nursing homes and other living arrangements. Types of living arrangements -- Moving with the person who has dementia -- Finding a nursing home or other residential care setting : Paying for care ; Guidelines for selecting a nursing home or other residential care facility -- Moving to a nursing home or other residential care facility -- Adjusting to a new life : Visiting ; Your own adjustment -- When problems occur in the nursing home or other residential care facility -- Sexual issues in nursing homes or other care facilities -- 17. Preventing or delaying cognitive decline. Normal changes : General mental and physical health -- Lifestyle factors : Physical exercise ; Diet -- Potential treatments and cures ; Mental exercise ; Medications and vitamins -- Limiting exposure to toxic chemicals : Aluminum -- Head injury -- 18. Brain disorders and the causes of dementia. Mild cognitive impairment -- Dementia : Alcohol abuse associated dementia ; Alzheimer disease ; Cortical basal ganglionic degeneration ; Depression ; The frontotemporal dementias ; HIV-AIDS ; Lewy body dementia ; Primary progressive aphasia ; Progressive supranuclear palsy ; Traumatic brain injury (TBI or head trauma) ; Vascular dementia ; Young or early onset dementia -- Other brain disorders : Delirium ; Korsakoff syndrome ; Stroke and other localized brain injury ; Transient ischemic attack -- 19. Research in dementia. Understanding research : Bogus cures -- Research in vascular dementia and stroke -- Research in Alzheimer disease : Structural changes in the brain ; Brain cells ; Neuroplasticity ; Neurotransmitters ; Abnormal proteins ; Protein abnormalities within brain cells ; Nerve growth factors ; Transplants of brain tissue ; Drug studies ; Metals ; Prions ; Immunological defects ; Head trauma -- Epidemiology -- Down syndrome -- Old age -- Heredity -- Gender -- Neuropsychological testing -- Brain imaging -- Keeping active -- The effect of acute illness on dementia -- Research into the delivery of services -- Protective factors -- Appendixes. 1. Using the Internet ; 2. Organizations
Control code
ocn711988986
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xxiv, 353 pages
Isbn
9781421402796
Lccn
2011009957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781421402802
  • (OCoLC)711988986

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