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 1. Resources

A. Your primary care physician and a good neurologist

B. The best source of written information is the Alzheimer's Association. Their web site is www.alz.org and they can be reach at the toll free telephone number 1-800-272-3900. They are there 24/7. They will send you free an excellent understandable packet of information. and answer your questions

2. References

Books ( General Subject, for Caregivers and Patients)

A. "Still Alice" (January 6, 2009) by Lisa Genova (an exceptional fictional autobiographical account; being made into a movie

B."Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's" (September 2. 2014) by Meryl Comer

C. "A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier" (January 1, 2006) by Patricia R. Callone and Connie Kudlacek

D. "The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, Vol. 1" (September 10, 2004) by Virginia Bell and David Troxel

E." Understanding Alzheimer's: A First-Time Cargiver's Plan to Understand & Prepare for Alzheimer's and Dementia" (December 23, 2013) by Calistoga Press

F. "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion" (April 22, 2014) by Amy Newmark and Angela Timashenka Geiger

G." Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease" (November 20, 2003) by Joanne Koenig Coste

H. "Through the Seasons: An Activity Book for Memory-Challenged Adults and Caregivers" (June 25, 2008) by Cynthia R. Green and Joan Beloff

I. "The 36- Hour Day, fifth edition" A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer's Disease" (October 5, 2011) by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

J. Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease" (September 8, 2004) by Joanne Koenig Coste and Robert Bulter

Books (Technical Nature, for Caregivers and Patients in the Early Stage)

A. "Clinical Manual of Alzheimers Disease and Other Dementias"(2012) edited by Myron Weiner, MD and Anne M. Lipton, PhD

B." Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer's Disease", Editor in Chief, Ronald Peterson, MD, PhD

C. The HandBook of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias", Edited by Andrew E. Budson, MD and Neil W. Kowall, MD

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