The company’s insurance and pension Surne has sponsored the publication of a book which is a complete guide to Alzheimer’s, destined for caregivers and family members of those affected by a degenerative disease that occurs in 6% of the population over 65 years of age and 30% of those over 80. According to this book, there are more than 800,000 people ill in Spain and in the world it is estimated that it will occur in 2020 around 24 million affected. Written by Santiago Martin Duarte specialist, Alzheimer’s disease. Caring for with tenderness, is the patient who will explain in first person what is the disease, its causes, diagnosis and treatment. The book deals with the psychological aspect of the relationship with the patient and the care of the caregiver, providing tips and procedures to prevent evils as the strains and stress. It also includes a guide to health resources and a glossary of terms related to the disease and their care. The approach to this disease and help that represents the workbook for those who live it closely are the main reasons that have led to Surne to sponsor five hundred copies have circulated among its partners with your name.
According to its President, Alberto Uriarte, El Alzheimer’s raises important medical and social challenges linked to the ageing of the population, and undergoes an ordeal the family of thousands of affected environment. This book is an important contribution to the daily living with the disease and from Surne pretend that its diffusion reaches our environment. This entity has organized a presentation at the Museum of fine arts of Bilbao, which has counted with the presence of his Excellency. Bilbao Mayor Inaki Azkuna and a large attendance. Santiago Martin Duarte, who entered the book and has answered the questions raised by the public in a conversation open about the disease, participated in the ceremony. Recommendations of a madrilenian expertoEl Juan Santiago Martin Duarte is nurse and geriatric expert, and has been since 1994 dedicated to the study of this disease and the care of the sick. Master in Social Gerontology at the University of Barcelona, has combined their duties working in nursing homes and is collaborator nurse, non-profit, with the Association of relatives of sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease (AFAL), of Madrid, dedicating himself to the teaching of courses about the aforementioned disease, as well as in supporting and listening to (groups range) mutual aid groups, that Association.
He has published numerous articles in nursing (care of Alzheimer’s patients) in the journal Alzheimer’s belonging to the Ministry of Social Affairs. Surne: evolving with the sociedadEsta mutual insurance Dean has managed grow to adapt to the changing needs of our society over more than 100 years. He was born in 1905 as Socorros Mutuos entity to cover risks of personal welfare (life, sickness and invalidity) and today provides coverage to more than 100,000 policyholders throughout the national territory, with very diverse products, which incorporate an imminent new insurance unit, in response to the need growing in this area.