Today is the fifth and final in a series of brief podcast excerpts from The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss. This bestselling title by Nancy L. Mace, M.A., and Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., is in its fifth edition and is now available in an audio edition.
Podcast #5: Excerpt from Chapter 10: Getting Help
In this excerpt from Chapter 10, Dr. Rabins focuses on the need for caregivers to have outside help and have time away from the responsibilities of caregiving. He describes how to find good information on available services, how to seek and accept help from friends and neighbors, and how to address problems you may encounter.
You can find this podcast and the rest of the series of podcasts here.
These podcasts are excerpted from a Johns Hopkins University Press audio book of The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss, fifth edition, by Nancy L. Mace and Dr. Peter V. Rabins.
The definitive guide for people caring for someone who has dementia, The 36-Hour Day features chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.
The complete book is available on 11 CDs or in a print edition. You can also download the audio edition from Audible.com.