The caregiver's guide to dementia : practical advice for caring for yourself and your loved one / Gail Weatherill, RN, CAEd.
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- ISBN: 9781646113927
- ISBN: 1646113926
- Physical Description: x, 170 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Emeryville, California : Rockridge Press, 
- Copyright: ©2020
|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.
"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.
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