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Rush Manual for Caregivers

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Rush Manual 8. Selected Resources

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SELECTED BOOKS Bell, V. & Troxel, D. The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care.Baltimore: Health Professions Press, 1997. Bell, V. & Troxel, D. A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach READ MORE
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Rush Manual 7. Getting Outside Help

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USING COMMUNITY RESOURCES ___ Community agencies provide a wide range of services such as home care, adult day care, respite care services, counseling, financial assistance, transporta READ MORE
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Rush Manual 6. Managing Health and Understanding Behaviors

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UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR AS A FORM OF COMMUNICATION With any person the way we act and behave is really a form of communication. It tells those around us what we are thinking and what we are feel READ MORE
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Rush Manual 5. Providing Daily Care

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KEEPING ACTIVE Persons with dementia need to be active and have meaningful things to do. "Activity" refers to the doing or interaction between the individual and their environment, defined in READ MORE
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Rush Manual 4. Safety Concerns

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TIPS FOR TRAVELING ___ When traveling, try to follow the routine that is followed at home. And be sure to allow plenty of time for everything. ___ Traveling long distances with a pers READ MORE
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Rush Manual 3. The Family Needs Care Too

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CARE FOR THE CAREGIVER ___ Maintain your sense of humor. Laughter is good medicine for the daily hassles you encounter. Explore your religious beliefs with the help of your priest, READ MORE
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Rush Manual 1. What is Dementia?

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UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA Many people are afraid to discuss changes they may be noticing in either their own or someone else's behavior. There can be confusion about whether such changes are due t READ MORE
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Rush Manual 2. Communication

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BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATION GAP Dementia affects communication in many complex ways. Understanding these changes will help keep alive your relation- ship with the person with dementia. Learning READ MORE
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Rush Manual - Contents and Foreward

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FOREWARD Loss of memory and other cognitive abilities have been recognized since antiquity. However, the modern age of Alzheimer's disease is less than 100 years old. In 1906, Dr. Alois Alzheime READ MORE
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