Straight Advice About Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Straight Advice About Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Posted on February 26, 2014 by ElderCare Resources Phoenix in Alzheimers Care, Assisted Living, Blog, Caregiver Education, Dementia Care, Education, Elder Law, Financial Services, Home Care Non-Medical, Home Health Care Medical, Hospice & Palliative Care, Long Term Care Information, Memory Loss, Nursing Homes, Respite Care

By Patricia Woodell

Are the Keys in the Freezer?—An Advocate’s Guide for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias, is a straight-to-the-point beginner’s book chock full of resources aimed at helping families get organized. Published on, the book is aimed at helping families manage the legal, medical, and financial affairs of aging parents and spouses with dementia.

Written by Lakewood author, Patricia Woodell and her two sisters, the book offers a peek into how a family manages the affairs of a fiercely independent mother with dementia. The book offers unvarnished advice, opinions, and tips about Alzheimer’s and dementia issues in simple, non-technical language. It helps families evaluate care facility services, contracts, and medication routines. It explains hospice and palliative care services and discusses quality end-of-life care. The book offers strategies for helping families prioritize issues in caring for someone with dementia.

Are the Keys in the Freezer? is available on $11.95.

IMAGE CAPTION: Authors Brenda Niblock, Patricia Woodell and Jeri Warner

Published:  The Suburban Times