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Helping Memory-Impaired Elders: A Guide for Caregivers

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Pub. Date: 2016
PNW 314

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Discusses the causes of dementia and how to cope with a progressive dementing illness, respond to dementia-caused difficult behaviors, and communicate with a memory-impaired person. Provides guidelines for effective caregiving and for self-care for the caregiver. Covers specific problems such as driving, managing money, repetitive questions, wandering, catastrophic reactions, hiding objects, grooming, mealtimes, and incontinence. Includes sources of additional information. Authors: Vicki L. Schmall, Sally Bowman, Clara Pratt

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