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Alzheimer's and dementia; a practical and legal guide for Nevada caregivers.


Alzheimer's and dementia; a practical and legal guide for Nevada caregivers.

Boyer, Kim and Mary Shapiro.

U. of Nevada Press


159 pages




This guide for elderly people, their family members, and caregivers explores issues involved in the care of people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia from the perspective of Nevada resources and Nevada law. Some of the topics addressed by attorney Boyer and gerontologist Shapiro: obtaining a diagnosis, finding the right doctor, and getting financial matters organized. Supplemental materials found at the back of the volume include a guide to the family meeting, a directory of community resources, and advance directive forms.

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Date:Dec 1, 2006
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