About 4-5 million people in the United States have some degree of dementia, and Alzheimer's is the most common form. This timely new resource gives lawyers the information they need to understand both the law and the emotions of working with a client who has Alzheimer's disease. You'll find valuable information on: * The ethics of working with clients with Alzheimer's * Health care options and how they affect the patient, the family and spouse * The long-term legal outlook, and protecting the family assets * and much, much more! This ground-breaking book will provide the knowledge you need to answer client questions, and guide them through the arduous journey of dealing with dementia. The book also includes interviews with doctors, a hospice nurse, and the leaders of the Alzheimer's Association.