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Loving someone who has dementia : how to find hope while coping with stress and grief / Pauline Boss.

Boss, Pauline. (Author).

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Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 616.8 BOS (Text) 32604000201232 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Knightstown PL - Knightstown 616.83 Bos (Text) 36334000002859 Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781118002292 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1118002296 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 232 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: San Fransisco : Jossey-Bass, c2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The ambiguous loss of dementia: how absence and presence coexist -- The complications of both loss and grief -- Stress, coping, and resiliency -- The myth of closure -- The psychological family -- Family rituals, celebrations, and gatherings -- Seven guidelines for the journey -- Delicious ambiguity -- The good-enough relationship.
Summary, etc.:
"Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia. Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. When Someone You Love Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress and grief. The book is for caregivers, family members, friends, neighbors as well as educators and professionals, anyone touched by the epidemic of dementia. Dr. Boss helps caregivers find hope in "ambiguous loss" having a loved one both here and not here, physically present but psychologically absent. Outlines seven guidelines to stay resilient while caring for someone who has dementia. Discusses the meaning of relationships with individuals who are cognitively impaired and no longer as they used to be. Offers approaches to understand and cope with the emotional strain of care-giving. Boss's book builds on research and clinical experience, yet the material is presented as a conversation. She shows you a way to embrace rather than resist the ambiguity in your relationship with someone who has dementia"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dementia > Patients > Care > Psychological aspects.
Dementia > Patients > Family relationships.
Stress (Psychology)
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adulthood & Aging.

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