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LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - ONE COUPLE'S JOURNEY
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This book is a guidepost for caregivers and families of Alzheimer's patients, an objective but emotion-filled assessment of how to handle life when the one you love the most begins gradually to lose... More > memories and reason, and medical science cannot restore what is lost or offer any cure. The focus is the case of a prominent scholar with dementia and the impact of the illness on his marriage of 40 years. Frances Siegel kept track of her husband's symptoms, the behaviors that showed a slow but accelerating loss of cognitive function. The author offers her journey of adaptation and adjustment to the changes in their lives. Compassion and love alone become the guides of her existence as she grows in understanding. Readers will be moved and guided by her experiences. The foreword is by the Co-Director of the Neuropsychiatric and Memory Group of Johns Hopkins Hospital.< Less