In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer

In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer

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Every year there are more than 125, 000 reports of people with Alzheimer's disease who wander away from their home or care facility and are unable to find their way back. Statistics indicate that of these loved ones who are not found within 24 hours, approximately half do not survive. Mark Warner has devised this workbook as an aid to gathering the information necessary to avert a personal disaster. The book, sturdily bound and easy to use, is complete with the forms that need to be filled out and the pertinent questions that need to be asked to enhance the search for and discovery of a loved one in the event he/she wanders away. With In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer, readers will have all the information they need in one place to provide immediately to those who will be looking for their loved one, including the local law enforcement authorities.This can save a lot of time and trouble in the event that law enforcement needs a copy of your loved onea#39;s medical information. ... (Buying one for yourself to wear also might make it more acceptable for him to wear this a€œcrazya€ cap.) ... Include your phone number and a note asking them to call you if he is seen walking by himself: a€œIf you see this man walking by ... (Black out the expiration date to ensure that the credit card numbers cannot be used by anyone with access to this information.)anbsp;...

Title:In Search of the Alzheimer's Wanderer
Author:Mark L. Warner
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2005-09-30


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