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Caring for the person with dementia

Chris Lay

Caring for the person with dementia

a guide for families and other carers

by Chris Lay

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Published by Alzheimer"s Disease Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Chris Lay and Bob Woods.
ContributionsWoods, Bob., Alzheimer"s Disease Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17130731M
ISBN 101872874282

Kathy Laurenhue offers practical advice on caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. The book addresses, for example, effective communication and understanding agitated and aggressive behaviors. Available from online bookstores. Paperback $ Providing care for a person with dementia can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Make sure you’re taking care of yourself and getting enough rest. By continuing to learn about dementia and its symptoms, you’ll give yourself the best chance to manage difficult behaviors.

Get this from a library! Fundamental aspects of caring for the person with dementia. [Kirsty Beart] -- Considering the aspects of care for the person with dementia, this book has been written on the basis that it is essential for nurses and carers to be able to understand both the conceptual and. Apr 16,  · Author shares tips on caring for those with dementia Ms. McCarthy has been a senior health professional for over 20 years. A board-certified dementia educator for the National Institute for Dementia Education (NIDE), she is the author of the book, Brass Ring Memories, Encouraging stories using practical methodologies to help caregivers reach.

Though people with dementia lose a sense of self, they are still the same person you always loved. Judy Cornish understands this. The Dementia Handbook: How to Provide Dementia Care at Home is the supportive guide you’ve been looking for as you walk alongside your loved one on this difficult - but potentially rewarding - new path. Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide Understanding Memory Loss (easy-to-read booklet).


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Sometimes dementia is caused by more than one medical condition. The most common form of mixed dementia is caused by both Alzheimer’s and vascular disease. Alzheimer’s brain changes also often coexist with Lewy bodies.

Sometimes a person may have brain changes linked to all three conditions, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can take an enormous toll on the caregiver.

55% of caregivers have less time for other family members. 49% give up vacations, hobbies, and/or social activities. 30% get less exercise than before they were caregivers. Over 40% report high levels of emotional stress.

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