Are the Keys in the Freezer?
An Advocate's Guide for Alzheimer's and Other DementiasBook - 2013
Are the Keys in the Freezer?--An Advocate's Guide For Alzheimer's and Other Dementias is an artful blend of practical consumer advice and a compelling story of a family's search for answers as it grapples with their mother's descent into dementia. This well-researched book is a must-read for families looking for resources and ideas about care facilities, hospice, finances and costs of care, advance directives, and other topics about managing the affairs of the elderly. 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 unraveling 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 dementias.
Publisher: North Charleston, SC : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, c2013
Branch Call Number: 616.831 WOODELL
Characteristics: xxi, 211 p. : 23 cm