According to the Alzheimer Society, an estimated 238,000 Canadians over the age of 65 have Alzheimer's disease and more than 509,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with it by the year 2031. This A-to-Z guide is the first specifically written for family caregivers. Formatted for quick reference, Alzheimer's A to Z combines the medical expertise of a neurological specialist with the practical, compassionate insights of an experienced caregiver.
Jytte Lokvig, MA, has been a professional caregiver for people with Alzheimer;s Disease for more than ten years. She gives workshops and speaks nationally on caregiving for people with Alzheimer's.
John D. Becker, MD, is a neurologist with the Orlando Regional Medical Center who specializes in Alzheimer's Disease.