~ If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, you likely have a variety of pressing, overwhelming questions: What is dementia? Is it the same as Alzheimer's? What symptoms should I look out for? Where can I go to find help? What treatments are available? Once you have answers to these questions, you'll likely have even more.
In this short but comprehensive introduction to dementia, Simon Atkins clears away the myths, presents the facts, and sets out to answer the most frequent questions about this increasingly common condition. Whether you are concerned for yourself or someone you know, First Steps to Living with Dementia will explain how dementia is diagnosed, treated, and prevented, outlining conventional medical treatments and alternative remedies, available social and financial support, and important lifestyle changes.