A Loving Approach to Dementia Care: Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss

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A Loving Approach to Dementia Care: Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss
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Paperback, Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, 2011, ISBN13 9781421400341, ISBN10 1421400340

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Caring for someone with dementia means devotedly and patiently doing a hundred little things each day. Few care providers are trained to meet the challenges of dementia, however. They need the guidance this book provides to overcome caregiving obstacles and cultivate more meaningful relationships with loved ones who have dementia and memory loss.

Laura Wayman's program of care emphasizes communication, affirmative response, and empowermenttransforming the caregiving process from a burden into a fulfilling journey. Her true stories of caregiving illustrate the principles of this loving approach, giving readers essential tools for connecting with people who have dementia.

In addition to offering valuable lessons on how to provide the best possible care, Wayman urges caregivers not to neglect themselves: take care of yourself so you will have physical and mental energy to share with your loved one. The practical tips included here will help you balance your own needs with those of your loved one, creating a more positive experience for you both.

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care is a special guide, filled with respect, calmness, creativityand love.

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Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: Apr 21, 2011
ISBN-13: 9781421400341
ISBN-10: 1421400340
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.36
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.8
Walmart No.: 9781421400341
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