Now From the Whitworths,  Authors of
The Award Winning Book:

"A Caregivers Guide to Lewy Body Dementia"

"Managing Cognitive Issues" provides a broad overview of the disease and techniques for management that goes far beyond simple medication management. The Whitworth's insight and case-based approach to learning helps to make this book highly readable and helpful."

Geri Hall, PhD, ARNP, GCNS-BC, FAAN.

(Dr. Hall specializes in dementia caregiver assistance and is the author of many caregiver-related articles.)

Written in the author’s signature style, this book is an excellent reference for anyone dealing with Lewy body-related disorders such as Parkinson's disease and early Lewy body dementia.

It is:

  • easy-to-read
  • well-researched
  • fact-filled
  • includes personal stories

This book explains about early symptoms that occur with Lewy body disorders like Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia and the care involved.

  • Difficult to manage symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, anxiety, sleep problems
  • A sensitivity to those drugs most commonly used to manage the above symptoms.
  • Drugs that are less, and more, safe with Lewy bodies
  • Evidence-based alternatives that tend to decrease the need for drugs while increasing quality of life for everyone involved:

o   Communication skills

o   Healthy lifestyle choices

o   Internal and external stress management skills

o   Therapies, such as physical, music, aromatherapy and touch. 

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