The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias
Nancy L. Mace
Johns Hopkins University Press
Expiration Date: 12/31/2025
CCRNs: This course is eligible for new synergy model Category B.
The idea underlying The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias is that much can be done to improve the lives of people with dementia and of those caring for them. A person who has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs.
Informed by recent research into the causes of and the search for therapies to prevent or cure dementia, this edition includes new information on:
- Devices to make life simpler and safer
- Strategies for delaying symptoms
- Changes in Medicare and other insurance laws
- Palliative care, hospice care, durable power of attorney, and guardianship
- Dementia due to traumatic brain injury.