Is It Alzheimer's? by Peter V. Rabins audiobook

Is It Alzheimer's?: 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia

By Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH
Read by Graham Winton

Recorded Books Inc., Recorded Books, Inc. 9781421436395

The Johns Hopkins Press Health Book Series

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664602236

  • ISBN: 9781664766846

Runtime: 4.01 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A medical expert answers your common questions about memory loss, causes of dementia, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more. Perhaps someone in your family has been diagnosed with Alzheimer disease?or maybe you worry about developing memory loss yourself. In Is It Alzheimer's?, Dr. Peter V. Rabins, a top expert in the field, educates readers by answering 101 often-asked questions about memory loss and dementia. Written in a conversational, easy-to-use Q&A style, the book is organized into seven unique sections. A companion to the best-selling The 36-Hour Day, which Dr. Rabins coauthored, this book discusses how to distinguish typical memory loss from early dementia how dementia is diagnosed what factors play a role in the progression of dementia whether it's possible to lower your risk of developing Alzheimer disease or dementia how to improve the quality of life of people with dementia how to assess long-term care facilities and nursing homes available treatments, including medication how to explain the symptoms of Alzheimer disease and dementia to others how to provide caregivers with psychological and emotional support and much more Aimed at friends and family members of the estimated 5.1 million US adults with dementia, as well as adults who are concerned about developing dementia, the book offers helpful directions and comfort. Is It Alzheimer's? is a quick, accessible, and essential reference for anyone who hopes to navigate the confusion of dementing illnesses.

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Author Bio: Peter V. Rabins MD, MPH

Author Bio: Peter V. Rabins MD, MPH

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Available Formats : Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Runtime: 4.01
Audience: Adult
Language: English