The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss by
This is one of the Bibles for dementia care. It is an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs.
Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias – The Caregiver’s Complete Survival Guide by Nataly Rubinstein
Drawing from clinical and personal experience, Nataly Rubinstein guides you with humor and compassion through your journey. From preparing for the first visit to the neurologist to advice for daily life, she provides detailed, accessible information for those caring for someone with memory loss.
This easy-to-read book will give you the resources to make informed decisions regarding the best possible care for you and your loved one.
Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease by Joanne Koenig Coste
A practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers that emphasizes relating to patients in their own reality. Her accessible and comprehensive method, which she calls habilitation, works to enhance communication between carepartners and patients and has proven successful with thousands of people living with dementia.
Rethinking Alzheimer’s Care by Sam Fazio, Dorothy Seman , & Jane Stansell
This provocative book revolutionizes the way care is understood and provided to people with Alzheimer’s disease. Now you can revitalize and humanize your approaches to Alzheimer’s care to better sustain quality of life throughout the course of the disease. Appropriate for all settings providing long-term care, adult day services, or assisted living, this fresh and humanistic approach to Alzheimer’s care will encourage caregivers to rethink the disease experience and explore its possibilities, instead of its limitations. Rethinking Alzheimer’s Care encourages readers to reconsider the meaning of home, reshape the environment, recreate a philosophy of care, redesign care programs, and more.
Travel Well with Dementia: Essential Tips to Enjoy the Journey by Jan Dougherty
Terri tells us: I just found an amazing book. It is so well written, easy to use, with practical tips and guides. Everyone affected by dementia should have this book! I highly recommend this book!
For those who enjoy travel, and want to continue to do so, this book is a must-read both for those with dementia and their loved ones. Whether visiting family and friends or venturing to a new location for fun, it’s packed with practical tips and strategies that will remove many of the stressors created by travel. Find confidence in your ability to stayed engaged with people and places that matter—and continue to create memories!