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What If It's Not Alzheimer's?: A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia
by Lisa Radin
Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer’s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of "other" dementias. This book is the first comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer’s dementias. The contributors are either specialists in their fields or have exceptional ha ...more
Paperback, 345 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Prometheus Books
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This is a book specifically on frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a neurogenerative dementia which can vary from Alzheimer's in many ways. It is well-organized, being divided into four parts with a detailed table of contents which readily facilitates finding certain specific topics. The Medical Focus section is the largest and covers everything you've ever wanted to know about FTD and then some. Managing Daily Care is pretty self-explanatory and is primarily directed to the caregiver, but would be h ...more