The Dementia Care Partner’s Workbook: A Guide for Understanding, Education, and Hope (Pre-Order!)

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The Dementia Care Partner’s Workbook is a support group manual as well as a self-study guide for care partners’ of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia such as vascular, frontotemporal, Parkinson’s, or Lewy body. It provides 13 lessons for support group participants or individuals who desire independent study, as well as a free downloadable leader’s manual valuable to professional or lay leaders from secular or faith-based organizations (e.g., nursing homes, assisted living or memory care facilities, senior residential living communities, non-profit agencies serving seniors, community hospitals or academic medical centers that provide geriatric healthcare services, and faith-based communities) who wish to establish a sustainable support group program for the family care partners of persons with dementia.

Each lesson offers understanding, education, and hope covering topics that include descriptions of the different types of dementia, brain structure and function, stages of dementia, changing relationships and grief, emotional and mental health challenges, communicating love, attachment loss and problematic behaviors, care at home versus residential care facility placement, wellness and self-care, existential and spiritual issues, important questions for the dementia doctor and elder law attorney, and helpful resources for the journey. The leader’s manual provides instructions ranging from establishing a support group program to a step-by-step guide on how to run individual sessions.

***This is a pre-order product. Pre-order price available until May 31, 2019. Books will ship mid-May 2019.

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Additional Information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .8 in
Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .8 in

ISBN: 978-161-722-274-0

Author: Edward Shaw, MD

Product Type: Paperback

Number of Pages: 160