Are the Keys in the Freezer?

Are the Keys in the Freezer?

An Advocate's Guide for Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

Book - 2015
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Jessica Kingsley Pub
The rich personal testimony of a family's struggle to navigate the confusing world of dementia care choices for their mother. A must-read for families in the US looking for information about managing care facilities, hospices, finances, advance directives and other topics relating to caring for a loved one with dementia.
Are the Keys in the Freezer? is an artful blend of practical advice and the compelling story of a family's search for the right care for their mother with dementia. This well-researched book is a must-read for families in the US looking for resources and ideas about care facilities, hospices, finances and costs of care, advance directives and other topics related to managing the affairs of the elderly with dementia. A story of conflict and of light-hearted moments, Are the Keys in the Freezer? is the rich personal testimony of a family's struggle to navigate the confusing world of dementia care choices for their mother. The book is an insider's guide to unravelling medical, legal, and regulatory issues that affect the quality of care for loved ones who cannot make care decisions for themselves. The book's easy, conversational tone turns complex issues into everyday language, making it an easy read for newcomers to the world of caring for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

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Woodell, Niblock, and Warner present a resource guide to the world of dementia care. The authors have organized the main body of their text in eight chapters devoted to coming to terms with dementia, care facilities and making the right move, affording a specific care facility, care facility agreements, advocacy in medical care, and a wide variety of other related subjects. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015
ISBN: 9781849057394
1849057397
Characteristics: 207 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Warner, Jeri
Niblock, Brenda

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