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The caregiver's guide to dementia : practical advice for caring for yourself and your loved one / Gail Weatherill, RN, CAEd.

Weatherill, Gail, (author.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main 616.831 WEA (Text) 840191003073843 New Items - Main Level In process -
  Donated by: The DeKalb County Literacy Fund, a project of the Community Foundation of DeKalb County
Milford PL - Milford 616.831 Wea (Text) 72433000149205 New Book Displays Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 616.831 WEA (Text) 30032010799283 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown 616.831 WEA (Text) 30034001375321 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781646113927
  • ISBN: 1646113926
  • Physical Description: x, 170 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Emeryville, California : Rockridge Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-168) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Understanding dementia. Dementia explained ; A caregiver's journey begins -- Caring for someone with dementia. Common behavioral and mood changes ; Common daily living changes ; Financial and legal decisions ; End-of-life care -- Caring for yourself. How caregiving affects you ; Work-life balance ; Saying healthy and resilient.
Summary, etc.:
"Care for yourself, while caring for a loved one with dementia. 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" -- ONIX annotation.
Subject: Alzheimer's disease.
Dementia > Patients > Family relationships.

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