Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People

How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421442495

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Stephen G. Post,Jade C. Angelica
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HARDBACK
Pages:
288

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Preface Chapter One. In Praise of Caregivers and Dignity Chapter Two. Hope in Caring for Deeply Forgetful People: Why It Matters and Where to Find It Chapter Three. Answers to Sixteen Questions Caregivers Ask from Diagnosis to Dying Chapter Four. The Seventeenth Question: Preemptive Physician-Assisted Suicide (PPAS) for Alzheimer's Disease: A Caution Chapter Five. A Caregiver's Ethical Purpose: Preserving Dignity, Ten Manifestations of Care, and Respect for the Whole Story of a Life Chapter Six. Respecting the Preferences of Deeply Forgetful People in Health Care and Research Chapter Seven. "Is Grandma Still There?" The Mystery of Continuing Self-Identity An Epilogue. North Wind A Caregiver Resilience Program: Meeting Alzheimer's: Learning to Communicate and Connect by Rev. Dr. Jade C. Angelica References Acknowledgments Index
Stephen G. Post is the director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. He is the author of The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease: Ethical Issues from Diagnosis to Dying.

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