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Alzheimer"s Practical Guide for Caregivers

Daniel R. Walsh

Alzheimer"s Practical Guide for Caregivers

by Daniel R. Walsh

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Celtica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11733900M
    ISBN 100965259013
    ISBN 109780965259019
    OCLC/WorldCa60595917

    Alzheimer’s Disease: A Practical Guide is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that offers healthcare professionals a basic foundation in Alzheimer's disease prevention, diagnosis, and risk management. This course will present practical information to aid healthcare professionals as they interact with clients who are diagnosed with any of the many types of dementia. Caregivers for Alzheimer's and dementia face special challenges. Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia often involves a team of people. Whether you provide daily caregiving, participate in decision making, or simply care about a person with the disease — we have resources to help.

    Get tips for coping with personality and behavior changes, such as pacing or feeling sad, that are common in people with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's Caregiving: Changes in Communication Skills Get tips on how to improve verbal and nonverbal communication with a person with Alzheimer's disease.   Don’t be too hard on yourself or your senior loved one. Dementia is a medical condition that, for the moment, remains incurable. Family caregivers and seniors cannot stop or slow down the process. A family caregiver’s patience, understanding, calmness, and love will go a long way. Please don’t forget the benefits of personal respite too.

      Bridges, J. Barbara. Therapeutic Caregiving: A practical guide for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s and other Dementia causing diseases. Washington: BJB Publishing, This book is indeed "a practical guide" for not only getting through each day, but also making each one better than it might have been otherwise. I received an advanced reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers. This is a very informative and helpful book for anyone who is caring for a person with dementia and I urge them to give it a read. So much helpful and insightful information and advice on many different areas of dementia care/5.


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