Your Name Is Hughes Hannibal Shanks: A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's (Agendas for Aging)

By: Lela Knox Shanks

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"Your Name Is Hughes Hannibal Shanks" is Lela Knox Shanks's personal account of caring for her husband, Hughes, in their home after he was stricken with Alzheimer's disease. Lela describes her initial denial, her discovery of coping skills, her eventual acceptance of his illness, and her ultimate recognition that the key to successful caregiving lies in never losing sight of the patient's humanness. The book outlines twenty coping and survival strategies to guide caregivers to untapped inner resources and shows caregiving's intangible rewards of increased self-respect and self-knowledge.

Title: Your Name Is Hughes Hannibal Shanks: A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's (Agendas for Aging)

Author Name: Lela Knox Shanks

Categories: Nervous System (incl. Brain),

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press:

ISBN Number: 080324245X

ISBN Number 13: 9780803242456

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z080324245XZ2

Description: 080324245X Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the boards, no dust jacket as issued with a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!