Inside Alzheimer's: How to Hear and Honor Connections with a Person who Has Dementia

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Forrason Press, 2007 - Self-Help - 300 pages
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This book is written for anyonecaring professionals, family members and friendswho has the desire to bridge the gap between their known and comfortable worlds and the sometimes daunting uncharted territory of time spent with a person with dementia. Particularly unique are the chapters focusing on how to be with a person with dementia and how to encourage each persons participation in decision-making and end-of-life processing at any point along the progression of the disease process. The storytelling format and included exercises help expand the readers potential for connections.

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Inside Alzheimer's: how to hear and honor connections with a person who has dementia

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One of the most devastating consequences of Alzheimer's disease for patients and their caretakers is the inevitable loss of the ability to communicate and form connections. In her first book, Pearce-a ... Read full review


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The author is a licensed medical social worker with over 20 years of experience in working in long-term healthcare and hospice settings.

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