Dementia: What You Need to Know (Paperback)

Practical advice for families, professionals, and people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease around the world

June Andrews

The international edition of a practical guide to dealing with dementia for anyone affected, by a world-leading expert

Across the world, 44 million people live with dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents, partners, siblings or friends. And as much of the world struggles with an aging population, dementia is set to become ever more of a challenge for societies and individuals.

But most people who are diagnosed, or who are dealing with the diagnosis of a loved one, feel as though they are alone. This book fills the gap, providing practical information and support for living with, or caring for, Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

With clear and sensible information about recognising symptoms, getting help, managing financially, staying at home, treatment, being a carer and staying positive, this guide will help those with dementia and their families to make sure that they can stay well and happy as long as possible.

Includes a foreword by Dame Judi Dench

Publication date: 27/10/2016

£9.99

ISBN: 9781781256701

Imprint: Profile Books

Subject: Health & Wellbeing

Foreword by: Judi Dench

Dementia: What You Need to Know (Ebook)

Practical advice for families, professionals, and people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease around the world

June Andrews

The international edition of a practical guide to dealing with dementia for anyone affected, by a world-leading expert

Across the world, 44 million people live with dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents, partners, siblings or friends. And as much of the world struggles with an aging population, dementia is set to become ever more of a challenge for societies and individuals.

But most people who are diagnosed, or who are dealing with the diagnosis of a loved one, feel as though they are alone. This book fills the gap, providing practical information and support for living with, or caring for, Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

With clear and sensible information about recognising symptoms, getting help, managing financially, staying at home, treatment, being a carer and staying positive, this guide will help those with dementia and their families to make sure that they can stay well and happy as long as possible.

Includes a foreword by Dame Judi Dench

Publication date: 10/11/2016

£5.99

ISBN: 9781782832638

ISBN 10 / ASIN: B01AWUTMPG

Imprint: Profile Books

Subject: Health & Wellbeing

Foreword by: Judi Dench

Reviews for Dementia: What You Need to Know

'So clear and practical ... this book will help families and friends of people with dementia all over the world, and be a support to those professionals who work to improve their difficult journey.'

From the foreword by Dame Judi Dench 

'Exactly what is needed. Sensible advice from someone who really knows what she is talking about - I wish I'd had this book when my father was stricken with dementia.'

John Humphrys 

'Professor Andrews brings together science, practice and lived experience of dementia into an invaluable resource ... In a very accessible, down-to-earth and human style'

 Psychologist

June Andrews

June Andrews

June Andrews is a dementia specialist adviser, writer and broadcaster, and professor of dementia studies. She is Adviser to the Dementia Services Development Trust, which set up the Stirling University dementia centre. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Nursing, the highest honour awarded to nurses in the UK, and in 2016 she was made OBE. She advises families, organisations and governments across the world.

Follow @profjuneandrews on Twitter www.juneandrews.net

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