Exploring Alzheimer's

Exploring Alzheimer's

Introduction

Millions of people suffer from Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that affects memory, cognition, behavior, and other brain functions. An Alzheimer's diagnosis affects not just the patient, though, but the patient’s family and loved ones. Use this reading map as a helpful guide to library materials that can help.

  • Facing a loved one’s diagnosis? Try Caring for a Loved One.
  • Want to learn more about how to prevent Alzheimer's? Check out Brain Basics.
  • Wondering how to help children understand the disease? Each list contains titles for adults and children.
  • Looking for informative DVDs on the subject? Try About Alzheimer's.

Whichever path you chose, you can find more about Alzheimer's disease at the Kanawha County Public Library.