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Mommie Dementia By Denise Taylor
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In today's society there lives a demonic spirit called Dementia. This demon attacks the mind and causes memory loss and character and attitude adjustments. Mommie Dementia is a story about what... More > happens when mommies mind is no longer there. Also how Dementia causes creative challenges that destroys families and relationships in such a horrific way that GOD HIMSELF is the only one that is qualified and able to repair the damages.< Less
DEMENTIA DIARY: A Care Giver's Journal By Robert Tell
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HARD COVER EDITION———WHAT'S IT LIKE to be the only son of a widowed mother who is rapidly sinking into the opaque fog of dementia, and who lives alone half a continent away? ROBERT... More > TELL tells this tale with compassion and humor. DEMENTIA DIARY reads like fiction and covers the fifteen year period from his father's shocking death in a department store to his mother’s 92nd birthday. It is meant to be a “portable support group.” If you have watched helplessly as your parent, spouse or friend’s identity disappeared into the sinkhole of Alzheimer’s Disease (or another dementia), this heart-wrenching memoir will touch you deeply< Less
DEMENTIA DIARY: A Care Giver's Journal By Robert Tell
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PAPERBACK & DOWNLOAD EDITIONS———WHAT'S IT LIKE to be the only son of a widowed mother who is rapidly sinking into the opaque fog of dementia, and who lives alone half a... More > continent away? ROBERT TELL tells this tale with compassion and humor. DEMENTIA DIARY reads like fiction and covers the fifteen year period from his father's shocking death in a department store to his mother’s 92nd birthday. It is meant to be a “portable support group.” If you have watched helplessly as your parent, spouse or friend’s identity disappeared into the sinkhole of Alzheimer’s Disease (or another dementia), this heart-wrenching memoir will touch you deeply< Less
DEMENTIA DIARY: A Care Giver's Journal By Robert Tell
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PAPERBACK & DOWNLOAD EDITIONS———For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale... More > with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirits.< Less
My Mother and the Thief: A Daughter's Journey Through Caregiving and Dementia By Karren Paoli Ray
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This is a daughter's story about her difficult journey caregiving for her mother who is suffering from dementia. This story describes the maze of processes and paperwork where advocacy is a must. It... More > articulates the anger, bewilderment, belief, and burn-out that caregivers often feel. This book will help caregivers know that they are not alone and that the memory of their loved one, as the person they were, does return along with peace.< Less
When Your Parents Turn Two By jk bennett
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Fifty percent of baby boomers will be faced with taking the new space ride of mindlessness with their parents who have Alzheimers or a related form of dementia. Take a deep breath and remember all... More > the rules of joint tripping from your college days. It's your turn to be there for them, show them the ropes and make the short road ahead as carefree for them as possible. You've been there. Teach your parents well.< Less
When Your Parents Turn Two By jk bennett
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Fifty percent of baby boomers will be faced with taking the new space ride of mindlessness with their parents who have Alzheimers or a related form of dementia. Take a deep breath and remember all... More > the rules of joint tripping from your college days. It's your turn to be there for them, show them the ropes and make the short road ahead as carefree for them as possible. You've been there. Teach your parents well.< Less
Fading from Memory: What Happens to a Family When Both Parents Have Alzheimers? By Mike Pritchard
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"If you're caring for a parent who has cognitive problems, you'll find comfort, sympathy and humor in Fading from Memory" - Mona Johnson, author of 'The Tangled Neuron' blog. ‘Fading... More > from Memory’ is a son’s personal journal covering the period 2006-2009, during which his parents are first diagnosed with, and eventually succumb to, Alzheimer’s disease. The journal follows the family’s responses to the progressively more desperate needs of their parents with humour, insight, compassion, exasperation, enterprise and, finally, resignation. This book paints a raw, honest, but at times also heartwarming, picture of what really happens when Alzheimer’s strikes - twice. The author exhibits a deep and natural curiosity about what is happening to his parents' minds, how they came to be as they are, what steps can be taken to alleviate their troubles, and what choices the family has available. As fast as problems come at them, the family put up solutions, until eventually they can do no more.< Less
Take Time, A Journey and Journal Toward Greater Happiness During an Unhappy Time (Caregiving) By Denise M Brown
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For family caregivers of persons with chronic illnesses, the day can be too full of worries, laundry, hands-on care and medications. It definitely can be an unhappy situation. But, can it be a... More > happier one? In this workbook, we're setting out to find out: Can we increase happiness during a difficult time in life? Each month, you'll set goals based on one word: Plan, Replace, Space, Join, Resolve, Let Go, Quiet, Teach, Learn, Rejoice, Save, Say. You can set one goal or more, but try to keep within three goals. You'll keep progress of how well you're doing with the goal(s) and reflect on what's going well. At the end of each month, we hope an effective action becomes a helpful habit. Why not ask others to join you? Companionship on the journey helps you stay on your road to more happiness. Invite your friends, family members and support group members. For information on volume orders, please visit Caregiving.com.< Less
A Mother's Lost Eyes - The Alzheimer's Effect By Sheila Brazil Hannon
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Saying the words, 'my mother has Alzheimer's' is not as simple as waking up and realizing that your mother forgot an appointment, lost her keys or didn’t color coordinate her clothes. The... More > ability to speak those words comes with the process of identifying and accepting the fate that has been placed before you and know matter what you do, what you say or how hard you pray, you can't change it and you can’t make her better. Coincidently, if your mother who’s demonstrating so many of the signs like forgetfulness, confusion, and poor judgment doesn't accept it; this journey will take your emotions on an uncontrollable train ride. A Mother’s Lost Eyes shares an intense, real look into how the Alzheimer's disease affected a loving mother and those who love her. This story will shed light on the emotions, the denial and how important it is to find answers and get help early.< Less