A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia

A Caregiver s Guide to Lewy Body Dementia Lewy Body Dementia is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly Sadly Lewy Body Dementia is not well known or understood and is often confused with Alzheimer s Disease After the

  • Title: A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia
  • Author: Helen Buell Whitworth Jim Whitworth
  • ISBN: 9781932603934
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lewy Body Dementia is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly Sadly Lewy Body Dementia is not well known or understood and is often confused with Alzheimer s Disease After the death of Jim Whitworth s first wife from Lewy Body Dementia he co founded the Lewy Body Dementia Association in 2003, with the aim of educating caregivers, family members,Lewy Body Dementia is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly Sadly Lewy Body Dementia is not well known or understood and is often confused with Alzheimer s Disease After the death of Jim Whitworth s first wife from Lewy Body Dementia he co founded the Lewy Body Dementia Association in 2003, with the aim of educating caregivers, family members, and friends of people living with the disease A Caregiver s Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is a guide and resource to Lewy Body Dementia It is written in everyday language and filled with personal examples that connect to the readers own experiences The book provides an accurate, detailed view of the disease in easy to understand terms The book includes quick fact and quick tip boxes that summarize facts and caregiving tips for easy reference, a comprehensive resource guide including respite care, nursing homes, and neurologists, and a glossary of terms and acronyms related to Lewy Body Dementia A Caregiver s Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is the first book to present a thorough picture of Lewy Body Dementia in an easy to read format It is the ideal resource for caregivers, family members, and friends of individuals living with the disease seeking to understand Lewy Body Dementia.

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    • This guide is an excellent resource for caregivers of people with Lewy Body Dementia (and may even be helpful to people whose loved ones have Parkinson’s and who are concerned about Lewy Body Dementia). The nice thing about this guide is that it is thorough—it discusses many issues that a caregiver may encounter such as how to find a doctor, drugs to avoid, how to deal with “acting out,” and other medical issues. The target audience is the family member or loved one of the patient, but t [...]


    • What is this thing called Lewy Body Dementia? I'd never heard of it until my stepfather was diagnosed with the disease. Robin Williams also suffered from it. I now know that LBD is a combination of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and hallucinations, caused by abnormal proteins that form in the brain.As a book buyer, I have access to book distributor's databases, so I scoured them looking for anything on Lewy Body Dementia. There wasn't much, but I found this title and sent it to my mother, who was my s [...]


    • My father-in-law was been diagnosed with Lewy Bodies Dementia (LBD) so we were rather lucky that this particular book was offered as an ER book. I found it to be informative and pretty-well edited. It was sort of like a mix between self-help and medical explanation for the lay person. I would recommend it for anyone who is interested in finding out more about different varieties of dementia, particularly LBD. The one thing that it lacked is a sort of check list format that would permit someone a [...]


    • If you have a friend of loved one who is diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia, you should read this book. I loved the format, which guides you through real-life problems and explains them in terms of the disease.




    • This is a wonderful book. Everyone facing the loss of a LO must have this book. Although it is hard, it helps me to understand what is happening to my LO.


    • A critical read for anyone who is, or has a family member going through, Lewy Body Dementia. Truly an essential guide.



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