Whether you are an Alzheimer’s disease patient or a caregiver, you need two kinds of additional information right now, factual and supportive.
Factual information includes details about how the disease progresses and the typical mental and behavioral changes at each stage. There are many books and Web sites available on this topic.
You also need supportive information to ease your feelings and worries. Ask your doctor for his or her suggestions about the best among the many resources available, including counseling and support groups. The Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) is another invaluable place to start.
Find out more about this book:The 10 Best Questions for Living with Alzheimer's: The Script You Need to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One