This book is for anyone whose life has been touched by someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia.
Whether you’ve just learned about a loved one’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, or you’re a long-time caregiver, if you’re looking for a trustworthy, comprehensive resource to help you cope, feel less overwhelmed, and improve your skills and confidence as a caregiver then this is the book for you.
In this book we show you the most effective strategies for coping with the ever-changing challenges of caregiving for the person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
Written by authors who “get” what you’re going through, it covers everything you need to know with warmth, attention to detail, and clarity, and offers all the information required to provide skilled care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia.
You will be better prepared to handle the disconcerting and disorientating behavior of the person in your care. You will know what to do and what to expect when facing day-to-day and longer-term problems. You’ll be less likely to find yourself frustrated, bewildered, or at a loss.
This book will walk you through a unique caregiving approach grounded in empathy, dignity and understanding. It will provide you the knowledge and tools you need to care with confidence and compassion.
It will improve your life as a caregiver as well as that of the person in your care.