What would you do if your mother was having memory problems?
Five million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, with a new diagnosis being made every seventy-two seconds, with millions more at risk. Although experts agree that early diagnosis and treatment are essential, families don't know where to turn for authoritative, state-of-the-art advice and answers to all of their questions.
Now, combining the insights of a world-class physician and an award-winning social worker, this ground-breaking book tells you everything you need to know, including:
The best tests to determine if this is--or is not--Alzheimer's disease
The most (and least) effective medical treatments
Coping with the effects
Gaining access to the latest clinical trials
Understanding the future of Alzheimer's
Clear, compassionate, and empowering, The Alzheimer's Action Plan is a must-read.