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By Marie Boltz, James E. Galvin

This publication presents an summary of the demographic, medical, and psychosocial context of dementia care. With its specialize in sufferer and relations views, this ebook describes evidence-based methods in the direction of prevention, detection, and remedy of dementia that's like several different e-book. The textual content offers reminiscence clinics, care administration, home-based interventions, palliative care, relatives caregiver courses, particular to dementia care. also, the textual content examines ideas to aid transitions to acute care and long term care. The textual content additionally locations a unique emphasis on measures of caliber, cultural sensitivity, and implications for well-being care coverage.

Written by means of specialists within the box, Dementia Care: An Evidence-Based Approach is a superb source for clinicians, scholars, healthcare directors, and policymakers who objective to enhance the standard of lifetime of either the individual with dementia and their casual caregiver.

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Resveretrol Resveratrol is an antioxidant that is most commonly known for being found in wine (from grapes) but it is also found in a variety of food sources like blueberries, peanuts, and cocoa powder. However, the highest concentration is specifically contained in red grapes (in their skin) and as such high in red wine. The problem with resveratrol is that the actual amount in these sources is quite low—a person would have to drink several hundred glasses of red wine in order to get the same amount that is contained in one capsule of a resveratrol supplement.

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