The unthinkable has become a day-to-day reality: your loved one has Alzheimer's disease. How can you cope and where can you turn for help and information? This new edition of Alzheimer's has been updated to cover the most recent developments in our knowledge of this heartrending disease. Drawing on her professional and personal background in caring for people suffering from Alzheimer's, the author offers practical, intelligent advice for caregivers searching for hope.
SHARON FISH MOONEY has a PhD from the University of Rochester in New York and has taught courses on Parish Nursing and Research and Gerontology. She has a background in professional care, specifically in special care Alzheimer's units in hospitals, care homes and nursing homes. The co-author of a popular nursing textbook on spiritual care, she is also a freelance writer and conference speaker.