A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia 2/e

SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANYISBN: 9780826148742

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Helen Buell Whitworth,James Whitworth
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390

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Helen Buell Whitworth, MS, BSN, is a retired nurse, educator, and writer. After she and Jim married, she joined his mission and became a passionate advocate for Lewy body dementia care partners and their loved ones. James (Jim) Whitworth is one of the co-founders of the nationally known Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) and served as the organization's first president after his first wife died with LBD.
Introduction Chapter 1. What is Lewy Body Dementia? Chapter 2. How Do I Find a Specialist and Get a Diagnosis I Can Trust? Chapter 3. Preventing Dementia, Decreasing Symptoms Chapter 4. Taking Care of the Care Partner Chapter 5. Coping with Cognitive Symptoms Chapter 6. Coping with Motor Dysfunctions Chapter 7. Sleep Disorders and the Lewy Body Dementia Chapter 8. What are Perceptual Dysfunctions? Chapter 9. The Psychology of Dementia Chapter 10. Drug Sensitivities and Adverse Reactions Chapter 11. Manging Stress Chapter 12. Managing Behaviors Chapter 13. Coping with Autonomic Nervous Systems Dysfunctions Chapter 14. Coping with Urinary Tract Dysfunctions Chapter 15. How Do I Build a Health Care Team? Chapter 16. Managing Legal and Financial Issues Chapter 17. End-of-Life Issues Glossary Acronyms Online Resources

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