Trends in Caregiving Literature for Alzheimer's Disease Patients and a Survey of Selected Public Library Collections

by Montgomery, S.

Abstract (Summary)
This study describes an overview and analysis of recent literature about the challenges that adult children of Alzheimer’s disease patients face when caring for their loved one at home. It also includes a survey of the Alzheimer’s disease collections at Chapel Hill, NC Public Library, Durham County, NC Library, and the Wake County, NC Library System and an evaluation of the materials available to adult and child patrons at each library in light of the best resources available currently.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:David Carr

School:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School Location:USA - North Carolina

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:alzheimer’s disease—caregivers disease—sandwich generation disease—fiction


Date of Publication:04/11/2006

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