Table of contents for A caregiver's guide to Alzheimer's disease : 300 tips for making life easier / Patricia R. Callone ... [et al.].

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Contents
Letter to the Reader
Acknowledgements 
Introduction
 SECTION A: Tips to Make Life Easier During the Progression of Alzheimer's 
Disease
Chapter I: Pre-Alzheimer's Stage -- Wonder and Worry
Scenario
Overview of the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
The Key Functions of the Brain in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
1. Memory in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
2. Language in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
3. Complex Tasks in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
4. Social Skills in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
5. Judgment/Reasoning in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
6. Ambulation in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
7. Senses in the Pre-Alzheimer's Stage
Is it Old Age or Dementia?
What is Alzheimer's disease?
A Doctor's Perspective of preserved skills and functions
A Caregiver's Perspective of preserved skills and functions
A Life-Altering Experience
Chapter II: Early-to-Mild Stage / Something's Going Wrong
 		Scenario
 		Overview of the Early-to-Mild Stage
	Changes in the Brain in the Early-To-Mild Stage
 Tips to Assist the Caregiver During the Early-To-Mild Stage
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1. Memory in the Early-To-Mild Stage
2. Language in the Early-To-Mild Stage
3. Complex Tasks In the Early-To-Mild Stage
4. Social Skills in the Early-To-Mild Stage
5. Judgment/Reasoning in the Early-To-Mild Stage
6. Ambulation in the Early-To-Mild Stage
7. Senses in the Early-To-Mild Stage
Chapter III: Moderate Stage / So Many Changes
Scenario
Overview of the Moderate Stage
Changes in the Brain in the Moderate Stage
Tips to Assist the Caregiver in the Moderate Stage
1. Memory in the Moderate Stage
2. Language in the Moderate Stage
3. Complex Tasks in the Moderate Stage
4. Social Skills in the Moderate Stage
5. Judgment/Reasoning in the Moderate Stage
6. Ambulation in the Moderate Stage
7. Senses in the Moderate Stage
Chapter IV: Severe Stage -- Making Every Moment Count
Scenario
Overview of the Severe Stage
Changes in the Brain in the Severe Stage
Tips for Caregivers in the Severe Stage
1. Memory in the Severe Stage
2. Language in the Severe Stage
3. Complex Tasks in the Severe Stage
4. Social Skills in the Severe Stage
5. Judgment/Reasoning in the Severe Stage
6. Ambulation in the Severe Stage
7. Senses in the Severe Stage
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SECTION B: Helpful Information Concerning Alzheimer's Disease or Related 
Dementia 
 That is Not Stage-Specific
1.	When do you tell others you or your Loved One has Alzheimer's disease?
2.	What should I do if the person I'm caring for lives in another state?
3.	How can "Family Forums" be useful during the caregiving process?
4.	What are some key financial issues to consider during the 
progression of Alzheimer's disease?
5.	What are some key legal issues to consider during the 
 progression of Alzheimer's disease?
6.	What role can medications and other illnesses play in the 
progression of Alzheimer's disease?
7.	How do you know when it is time to change the 
living circumstances for the person with Alzheimer's disease?
8.	How does the living environment affect the person with Alzheimer's 
disease?
9. How can caregivers to persons with Alzheimer's disease learn to be 
comfortable in their ever-changing roles?
 10. How can you make the holidays enjoyable and memorable?
 11. How do you tell young children that a family member has Alzheimer's 
disease?
12. How are the spiritual dimensions of persons with Alzheimer's disease and 
their 
 caregivers, family members, and friends affected during the 
Alzheimer's 
 disease process?
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SECTION C: Resources Available for Those Affected With Alzheimer's Disease, 
Their 
 Caregivers, Family Members, and Friends
A.	What local resources are available?
B.	Webliography: Alzheimer's Disease Information on the Internet
1.	Where can I find general information on the Internet about my health?
2.	Are there web sites that are devoted just to Alzheimer's disease?
3.	What is early-onset Alzheimer's disease?
4.	Are there web sites that provide information for specific racial/ethnic groups?
5.	How can I find web sites that focus on other issues dealing with senior health 
concerns?
6.	Are there programs that provide financial help for doctor's visits, prescriptions, 
and other types of assistance that I might qualify for?
7.	Are there newsletters or e-mail alerts I can receive to keep me up-to-date on the 
latest information on Alzheimer's disease?
8.	How can I do research on my own to find more scientific findings on Alzheimer's 
disease?
9.	How can I obtain the articles once I get their citations?
10.	Where can I find support group information?
11.	Where can I find information on hospice and palliative care?
12.	Where can I find information on spirituality?

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care.
Caregivers.