Surviving Alzheimer S

ISBN: 9780999555705
Size: 64.39 MB
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The book recommended by dementia experts and family caregivers as the most complete, practical guide to Alzheimer's and other dementias-now updated and expanded through end-of-life care. This new edition of Surviving Alzheimer's offers the best, most current thinking on how to help a loved one with memory loss and related symptoms without sacrificing YOU. You'll learn: What's behind odd, frustrating behaviors like repetition, wandering, personality changes, bathing resistance, and aggression-and what you can do How to defuse resentment, guilt, and family friction What to say for better communication and more cooperation Special advice for spouses, out-of-town caregivers, and other specific situations 100s of confidence-raising solutions from top doctors, social workers, dementia specialists, and family caregivers All in a fast, scannable format perfect for busy or overwhelmed dementia helpers.

Alzheimer S Disease

Author: Jennifer Lombardo
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1534561889
Size: 11.57 MB
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As some people age, their brain begins to deteriorate, causing loss of memory and other problems. Researchers are still unsure of the exact causes of Alzheimer's disease, but they believe lifestyle and genetics play a role. Through informative sidebars and enlightening infographics, which supplement the relatable text, readers learn about what Alzheimer's is and how to support a loved one who has been diagnosed. They also learn what is being done to work toward a cure for this disease.

Building Better Caregivers

Author: Kate, Lorig Dr.P.H.
Publisher: Bull Publishing
ISBN: 1945188200
Size: 49.74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Today more than 40 million people in the U.S. find themselves responsible for caring for a parent, relative, or friend. Building Better Caregivers, developed by the author team of the bestselling Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, shares the best in caregiving research and the most important lessons learned from thousands of caregivers. With a focus on reducing stress through the use of practical skills and tools, this book will help you manage your caregiving tasks so you can maintain a happy, fulfilling life while also meeting your caregiving obligations.

Life After Death

Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
ISBN: 153450477X
Size: 18.97 MB
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While death is a universal experience, the traditions that surround it differ from culture to culture. How should the body of the deceased be laid to rest? What should be done with his or her belongings? How can a person's legacy live on through traditions and keepsakes? This volume explores practices around the world, addressing the practical and spiritual considerations that come with death and encouraging readers to keep an open mind toward the rituals and beliefs of other cultures and turn a critical eye toward their own.

Mama Peaches And Me

Author: Christopher Charles Chaney
Publisher: Chaneyspeaks, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780997709889
Size: 23.45 MB
Format: PDF
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This is a great resource for the caregiver on the verge of a physical or emotional collapse while taking care of an aging parent, a disabled spouse, another loved one. This book delivers wit, wisdom, and lots of laughter, as well as caregiving survival tips, resources, prayers, and more. Named One of the Best Caregiving Books of 2017.