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

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(Text refers to the first edition.)

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

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Eva-Birch Media; 1st edition (January 5, 2014)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0615936415
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0615936413
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.15 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.83 x 9 inches

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