Happy New Year to You
A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults
By (author) Lydia Burdick
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Happy New Year to You by Lydia Burdick
Book DescriptionThis second book in the series of ""Two-Lap[trademark]"" books provides the same outstanding communication opportunities as the award-winning ""The Sunshine On My Face"". Designed specifically for memory-challenged adults to read aloud with a companion, the book meets the important need to communicate with the find meaningful activity for people with dementia or other memory disorders. Like a children's picture book, ""Happy New Year to You"" features short, everyday language and cheerful, engaging illustrations. Unlike a children's book, the topics relate to adult life experiences and the illustrations feature older people. Included are communication prompts and an explanation of how to use the book. This one-of-a-kind book series is proving wildly successful at stimulating meaningful interchanges with people with declining communication skills. It creates a wealth of opportunities to reminisce, converse, promote social interactions, and simply enjoy time spent together. This book is intended for family caregivers, loved ones of aging adults with dementia, residential facilities, adult day services, nursing assistants, nurses, counselors, social workers, activity directors home health agencies, volunteers, chaplains, researchers and professors of Alzheimer's care; and also libraries.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781932529203
(279mm x 241mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lydia Burdick
Sunshine on My Face, Hardback (December 2015)
Although Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders can interfere with communication skills, this book stimulates remaining abilities and lets you connect in positive ways. Use this book to start a conversation, encourage physical closeness, promote intergenerational exchanges with children, or provide a calming diversion.
Wishing on a Star, Hardback (July 2009)» View all books by Lydia Burdick
A useful tool for initiating communication and providing stimulation for persons with AlzheimerAEs disease and other dementias. It can be used by children, adults, and family as well as health professionals as a device to interact with those suffering from memory loss.
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Author Biography - Lydia Burdick
Lydia Burdick is a career transition consultant in New York City and is trained in clinical practices in psychology. She created and used her first Two-Lap[trademark] book while caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.
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