How was Alzheimer’s disease discovered?
What are the largest risk factors?
What are the warning signs, and is the disease preventable?
We live in a world where the number of individuals who are over sixty years old will soon surpass the number of children. With this rise in the elderly population comes a dramatic increase in the number of those suffering from dementia-particularly Alzheimer’s disease. It’s very likely that this affliction will touch every one of us in some way, and it’s important to learn as much as possible about how to manage it when that time comes.
This book is an informative resource for understanding the aging brain and Alzheimer’s development, offering thoughtful advice regarding the psychological and spiritual needs for both patient and caregiver. Through Dr. Ghadirian’s humanistic perspective, common concerns and questions surrounding this degenerative disease are explored with depth and compassion.