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Author Wayman, Laura, 1955- author.

Title A loving approach to dementia care : making meaningful connections with the person who has Alzheimer's disease or other dementia or memory loss / Laura Wayman.


Location Call No. Status
 Main Level Nonfiction  616.83 W358l    AVAILABLE
1 copy being processed for Main Level New Nonfiction.
Edition Second edition.
Description vii, 111 pages ; 22 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Summary An amazing book that focuses on the people involved in the journey of caregiving. Readers will be able to relate to the stories that Laura Wayman tells, and having her insights is like having your own personal caregiver trainer, complete with invaluable tips and strategies. This is an excellent guide -- a must read for caregivers. (Denise Davis, Program Director, Alzheimer's Association of Northern California/Northern Nevada, Greater Sacramento Area Office )
Contents Introduction: navigating the journey -- Peggy: the ultimate toll -- With Alicia Murray -- Frances: what is dementia? -- Jill: into the dementia wonderland -- Natalie: much more than words -- Vada: past, present, and future -- Joe: communicating the gift of value -- Lucy and Betty: thinking outside the box -- Edna: you're just imagining things -- Margie: if you keep doing what you are doing -- Harry: it's bath night! -- Susan: dealing with disruption -- With Alicia Murray -- Grace: moving beyond guilt -- With Alicia Murray -- Virginia: laughter is therapeutic -- With Alicia Murray -- Beatrice and Henry: the power of gratitude -- Sean: the puzzling pieces of grief -- With Denise Pedersen -- Lessons, perceptions, and approaches: a reader's guide.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Dementia -- Patients -- Care -- Popular works.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Care -- Popular works.
ISBN 9781421422282 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $18.95
142142228X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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