Linda Jacobs Altman
Published in 2000 by Lucent Books, San Diego, California
This book gives an overview of Alzheimer’s disease, explains how it is diagnosed and treated, and discusses current research. A glossary and suggestions for further reading are included.
Published in 2002 by Enslow Publishers, Berkley Heights, New Jersey
Personal stories add interest to this overview. The author provides a brief history and description of the disease followed by a discussion of symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. The book also covers the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on families and on society as well as possible preventions and other research issues.