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Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers

Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers

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Publication Date: January 11th, 2018
Eva-Birch Media
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The book recommended by dementia experts and family caregivers as the most complete, practical guide to Alzheimer's and other dementias-now updated and expanded through end-of-life care.

This new edition of Surviving Alzheimer's offers the best, most current thinking on how to help a loved one with memory loss and related symptoms without sacrificing YOU. You'll learn:

What's behind odd, frustrating behaviors like repetition, wandering, personality changes, bathing resistance, and aggression-and what you can do
How to defuse resentment, guilt, and family friction
What to say for better communication and more cooperation
Special advice for spouses, out-of-town caregivers, and other specific situations
100s of confidence-raising solutions from top doctors, social workers, dementia specialists, and family caregivers

All in a fast, scannable format perfect for busy or overwhelmed dementia helpers.

About the Author

Paula Spencer Scott is an award-winning journalist, caregiver educator, and Alzheimer's advocate. A fellow of the Gerontological Society of America's journalists-in-aging program, her work on health and family has appeared in many national outlets. Her 12 other books include Like Mother, Like Daughter; Momfidence (based on her longtime Woman's Day column), and the collaborations The V Book and The Happiest Toddler on the Block. Five close family members have had dementia. (See