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2 edition of Caring for the memory-impaired found in the catalog.

Caring for the memory-impaired

Janet C. Sawyer

Caring for the memory-impaired

strategies and techniques that work

by Janet C. Sawyer

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Published by North Carolina Dept. of Human Resources, Division of Aging in Raleigh, NC (693 Palmer Dr., Raleigh 27603) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Nursing -- United States.,
  • Dementia -- Nursing -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCaring for the memory impaired., Dementia, caring for the memory-impaired ....
    StatementJanet C. Sawyer, Edna Ballard, Pamela Autrey.
    ContributionsBallard, Edna., Autrey, Pamela., North Carolina. Division of Aging., United States. Administration on Aging.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 89 p. :
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16907058M

    Late in my career as a commercial real estate manager, Mom’s Alzheimer’s dementia became clear. I dove into training with the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. As an artist, I became passionate about caring for the memory impaired through creative arts.   His writings and speaking events utilize his 3, plus days and nights of personal caregiving experience to help other Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers cope with the everyday challenges and emotional struggles of caring for the : Gary Joseph Leblanc.

    Caring for a person who is memory impaired is a difficult and stressful job. As a caregiver, you can provide the best care and survive the strains of caregiving when you: Understand dementia Attribute behavior problems to the disease and NOT to the person Communicate effectively with the person who is memory impaired.   Laura's delivery style is refreshing and upbeat. As a published author, Laura teaches fiction and essay writing to university students. We are all fortunate to have access to her instructional messages in this book. The book includes tips, delving into why we write, lessons to go with the flow of your story, the significance of journaling deeper, and guidance for growing skills.

    A rare blend of storytelling and practical and spiritual advice, this book offers an uplifting account of the strength of the human spirit, and a testament to the love and dedication of the 15 million Americans caring for a memory-impaired relative or friend.   A rare blend of storytelling and practical and spiritual advice, this book offers an uplifting account of the strength of the human spirit, and a testament to the love and dedication of the 15 million Americans caring for a memory-impaired relative or : Blue River Press.


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