Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers

Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers

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Author/Contributor(s): Scott, Paula Spencer
Publisher: Eva-Birch Media
Date: 01/05/2014
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

What every family member of a loved one with dementia needs to know: How to help without sacrificing YOU. In Surviving Alzheimer's you'll find:

  • The best, most current thinking on how to enhance quality of life and safety while minimizing stress on everyone involved
  • The "Why This, Try This" approach to understanding what's behind odd, frustrating behaviors-and what you can do about them
  • How to defuse resentment, guilt, anger, and family friction
  • Lifesaving insights from a team of top dementia-care experts from geriatrics, psychiatry, social work, law, dementia therapy, and caregiver advocacy
  • Stories and ideas from real families
  • All in a fast, scannable format, unlike any other Alzheimer's guide, perfect for short-on-time caregivers.

    "Regular doses of Paula Spencer Scott's supportive and instructive wisdom should be prescribed to every family member dealing with Alzheimer's. Her why-this, try-this approach is a winner." -Lisa P. Gwyther, MSW, LCSW, associate professor, Duke University School of Medicine, director of the Duke Family Support Program, and co-author, The Alzheimer's Action Plan

    "Insightful and practical guidance for the millions of caregivers struggling to help their loved ones suffering from dementia." -Gary Small, MD, director of the UCLA Longevity Center and co-author, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program

    "Fantastic!" -Leeza Gibbons, television personality and founder, Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation