The Alzheimer's Disease Bookstore

Caring For People With Alzheimer's Disease

by Gayle Andresen

Publisher's Description:

This easy-to-use manual provides health care professionals with a complete curriculum for teaching caregivers the basic skills needed to work with people with Alzheimer's disease. Seven detailed units cover communicating with people with dementia, managing difficult behaviors, managing personal care and nutrition, administering medications, and more. Units include:

  • clearly stated learning objectives
  • reproducible materials for handouts and transparencies
  • quizzes and answers
  • suggestions for the trainer

The useful instructor's guide in the book provides tips on preparing for class, teaching a lesson, and using transparencies. A complete training tool for staff in nursing homes, hospital long-term care units, home health agencies, and adult day service facilities, Caring for People with Alzheimer's Diseasewill benefit anyone who cares for, or has contact with, people with Alzheimer's disease.


You can now order the book listed below directly on the Internet from Lake Solitude Media's Alzheimer's Bookstore in affiliation with Books. Click on the link below.