The Caregiver's Guide to Dementia: Practical Advice for Caring for Yourself and Your Loved One

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When caring for someone with dementia, your mental stability is crucial for their well-being. The Caregiver's Guide to Dementia offers practical guidance for understanding and caring for the illness. It... Read more

When caring for someone with dementia, your mental stability is crucial for their well-being. The Caregiver's Guide to Dementia offers practical guidance for understanding and caring for the illness. It covers behavioral changes, financial decisions, and provides actionable advice to improve your health and caregiving. The book also includes relaxation exercises for caregivers and a variety of resources for support.

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Description

When caring for someone with dementia, your own mental stability can be the single most critical factor in your loved one's quality of life. The Caregiver's Guide to Dementia brings practical and comprehensive guidance to understanding the illness, caring for someone, and caring for yourself. From understanding common behavioral and mood changes to making financial decisions, this book contains bulleted lists of actions you can take to improve your health and your caregiving.


Inspirational and compassionate, it focuses on the caregiver's underlying love and humanity that cannot be taken away by any disease. In The Caregiver's Guide to Dementia you'll find:



  • Dementia defined - Understand dementia and its many forms, with an explanation of the illness and its variations.

  • Caregiver wellness - At the end of each chapter, a small section provides relaxation and mindfulness exercises and reflection for dementia caregivers.

  • Practical approach - The back of the book is filled with resources, from financial planning to tips on safety, along with questions for health care professionals, lawyers, accountants, therapists, and friends.

Information

Brand: Rockridge Press

Publisher Date: 01/21/2020

Author: Gail Weatherill

Dimensions: 9.00 x 6.00 x 0.60

UPC: 9781646113927

Pages: 184