I recently read 'I Will Never Forget", Elaine Pereira's intimate memoir of her mother Betty's journey through late-life dementia. A highly personal story, told with warmth and humor, the book relates two women's journeys—one moving into a place where light becomes darkness, and the other through the annealing fires of one near-disaster after another, but with love and selflessness, ultimately emerging /5(). 1. The Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People With Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins. 4th ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Considered the “bible” for families caring . Top Alzheimer’s & Dementia Books for Caregivers The Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People With Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease: The Essential Resource for Treatment, The Alzheimer’s Action Plan: The Experts’ Guide to the Best Diagnosis Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps. This award winning book will both inspire and educate care partners of people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to make the most of each day! Care partners will see their loved one as a whole person with strengths and abilities, which will promote greater independence and self-sufficiency for the person with dementia. I Care covers/5(32).
The Dance is a lively memoir of a couple's five-year journey through a little-known, non-Alzheimer's dementia -Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD). Deborah and Alan's story is told with honesty, humor and love. The Dance illustrates of how the 'normality' of Deborah and Alan's life was stolen away by FTD/5(34). Carers accounts offer us the opportunity to plunge into the astounding physical and emotional demands of looking out for a person with dementia. These are not always easy and/or comfortable reads but their raw honesty and often unflinching assessment of their successes and failures makes for very compelling and wonderfully human stories. The full title of this book on dementia is – Dementia Essentials: How to Guide a Loved One Through Alzheimer’s or Dementia and Provide the Best Care. Dementia Essentials written by Jan Hall. It is a practical, realistic and reassuring guide to help you and the person with dementia in all aspects of life and what the future could bring. This book is a sharing of stories as told by 30 family carers, each of whom have had a different lived experience of caring for a person with dementia. The book describes each carer’s honest, engaging and insightful account of their experiences and their personal journeys, which are peppered with a host of emotions ranging from anger to humour.
Included separately in the kit is a booklet called Asking Questions about Dementia Can Help. This book covers a range of questions that you as a person with recently diagnosed dementia or families, carers and friends of someone with advanced dementia, might want to ask the Size: 2MB. Journeying through Dementia, a community-based self-management intervention for people aged 65years and over: A feasibility study to inform a future trial People with dementia and carers were. Supporting persons with dementia involves many disciplines within a health care system; Dementia: Understanding the Journey is developed for all care providers regardless of experience or educational background. Dementia: Understanding the Journey was created to develop and enhance the competencies of current and future health care providers. The carer experience: information and ideas for carers of people with dementia / [written by Graeme Dav Tom: extracts from a carer's diary / Peggy Hunt Dementia does hurt: .