Start reading Diagnosis: Alzheimer's : My Travels with Frances on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Read books on your computer or other mobile devices with our FREE Kindle Reading Apps.
Diagnosis: Alzheimer's : My Travels with Frances
 
See larger image
 

Diagnosis: Alzheimer's : My Travels with Frances [Kindle Edition]

Melvin R. Bielawski

Print List Price: CDN$ 12.03
Kindle Price: CDN$ 3.99 includes free international wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet
You Save: CDN$ 8.04 (67%)

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition CDN $3.99  
Hardcover CDN $22.52  
Paperback CDN $11.52  

Product Description

Product Description

     This is the story of two people, Melvin and Frances, who met while young, fell in love, and married. They raised three sons, enjoyed a loving, warm, and close family life. They traveled extensively in Europe, Canada, and the United States. They were blessed with good health and suffered only minor aches and pains during their middle and early senior years. However, Frances began to have memory problems almost concurrent with turning 80 years of age. An early diagnosis by the family physician and a neurologist identified the symptoms as minor cognitive impairment (MCI). In subsequent years the diagnosis was changed to “Alzheimer’s disease”. This is the story of the impact on Frances, Melvin, and the immediate family in dealing with this incurable disease.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 310 KB
  • Print Length: 116 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (Feb. 26 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BBB6ZSS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.ca
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 4.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
4.0 out of 5 stars no emotions; just the facts July 7 2011
By E. Krause - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I found this book quite useful in understanding the onset of Alzheimers. The author did a fine job explaining the events leading up to the eventual Alzheimer's diagnosis of his wife. I found out in reading his journey that this awful disease can occur in those who've led an active life, as well as those who have not. For years I believed it struck only inactive people in both mind and body. I gave the book to my mother to give her a greater understanding of the disease. She particularly related to the story of the couple's meeting in Germany because Mom's history is so similar. She loved it, and promptly gave it to her doctor who graciously accepted it. Our family believes in recycling. :-)

My one criticism would be that no mention was made of the author's wife after the diagnosis. I might have learned something in how he and the family coped with the care of his wife long term. Perhaps it is still ongoing.

Look for similar items by category


ARRAY(0xb15e1a14)