Dying with Open Eyes: Alzheimer's Disease (Hardcover)

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"Dying With Open Eyes" is a valuable resource for caregivers of those suffering from the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease. After eleven years of caring for her mother, author Jennie Swanson Dincecco, EdD, shares her insight into the daily struggles and emotional upheavals, as well as the helplessness and frustration she encountered during this trying period. Packed with helpful information, "Dying With Open Eyes" offers hope for caregivers and their families. From early warning signs to in-depth descriptions of each stage of the disease, Dinececco provides answers to commonly asked questions about Alzheimer's disease, such as: What is Alzheimer's? What causes Alzheimer's? What does it cost to care for an Alzheimer's patient? When is Alzheimer's usually diagnosed? Is Alzheimer's genetic? How long can a person live with Alzheimer's? Can the onset of Alzheimer's be delayed? Nothing can prepare someone to be a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. In "Dying With Open Eyes," Dincecco captures her touching story of surviving one of the toughest experiences of her life, and how she found comfort, peace, and finally--happiness. All proceeds of "Dying With Open Eyes" will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780595670574
ISBN-10: 0595670571
Publisher: iUniverse
Publication Date: March 15th, 2005
Pages: 168
Language: English