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  • Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

    Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

    by Pauline Boss

    *Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia* Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone Who Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress and grief. The book is for caregivers, family members, friends, neighbours as well as educators and professionals—anyone touched by the epidemic of dementia. Dr. Boss helps caregivers find hope in "ambiguous loss"—having a loved one both here...

  • Wishing on a Star: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults

    Wishing on a Star: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults

    by Lydia Burdick

    *No refund on this item - Was $42.95* *Reduced by 25% - Now $32.20* You won't find a simpler way to interact meaningfully and enjoyably with someone with memory impairment! Just sit down together, open this colourful and engaging book across both laps, and begin reading, reminiscing, and communing. The cheerful, engaging illustrations and straightforward text in "Wishing on a Star" describe favourite activities and experiences that fill each person's day. Individuals with memory impairment and their caregivers will enjoy the familiar and friendly images: waking up to the sound...