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The Moral Challenge
of Alzheimer Disease

Ethical Issues from Diagnosis to Dying

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Written by Stephen G. Post

"Health professionals who deal with dementia, as well as family members who care for relatives who become disabled, will find this book thoughtful, engaging, and provocative."

—New England Journal of Medicine

"The genuine concern and caring that permeates this well-researched, informative and moving book leads me to recommend it highly both to academic and general readers."

—Heythrop Journal

"This is a much needed and inspirational addition to the literature of Alzheimer's disease . . . Ethics Committees will find it invaluable as will nursing home administrators, directors of nursing, and all who care for people no longer able to care for themselves."

—Journal of Long-Term Care Administration

"An intelligent and morally informed treatment of dementia in the aged."

—First Things

"Full of nourishing food for thought . . . The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease presents the reader with a clear offering of concerns, ideas, and issues about the quality of life and quality of choice issues."

—American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

"Stephen Post has produced an outstanding, potentially classic book. It is well written, clear, patiently argued, and broadly referenced. Readers can learn much about Alzheimer's disease from this book."

—Health Affairs

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