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Love, Loss, and Laughter Seeing Alzheimer's Differently

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ISBN-10: 0762779071

ISBN-13: 9780762779079

Edition: 2012

Authors: Cathy Greenblat

List price: $27.50
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More than 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and nearly 11 million family members and friends serve as unpaid caregivers. Love, Loss, and Laughter challenges the typical perception of people with Alzheimer’s as “empty shells,” lost to themselves and others. Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), this important work melds uplifting photographs with thoughtful text by the author, care partners, researchers, medical practitioners, social care providers, activists, and people living with dementia diagnoses. While research for a cure will one day bring an end to the problem, this inspirational book shows and tells how today we can achieve ADI’s vision of “a better life…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 3/6/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 11.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Cathy Greenblat,PhD,is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Rutgers University, where she has served as a member of the Departments of Sociology and Women’s Studies. She has authored more than 100 professional articles and 14 books. Her award-winning photographs of aging, Alzheimer’s, and palliative care have been exhibited worldwide.