Navigating the Alzheimer's Journey by Carol Bowlby Sifton
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Navigating the Alzheimer's Journey
By Carol Bowlby Sifton

Navigating the Alzheimer's Journey

A Compass for Caregiving

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Format: Paperback

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Navigating the Alzheimer's Journey by Carol Bowlby Sifton

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This practical, easy-to-read book is a guide for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD). The author describes common examples of challenges in day-to-day care, provides guidelines for ways to respond to these challenges, and emphasizes making use of the continuing abilities of people with ADRD. The author explains a problem solving approach to enable caregivers to address unique situations. The suggested care techniques are activity-focused, making them both practical and applicable. The book also suggests ways in which the caregivers can take care of themselves and reduce caregiver stress. The last chapter provides guidance for the difficult process of planning future care, supporting the transition to long-term care, and suggestions for maintaining the caregiver relationship (e.g., guidelines for visiting in long-term care). Each chapter includes a summary of the key points. Large type makes the book pages easier to read and case examples add a personal tone. A busy caregiver can quickly find explanations and solutions to the issue of the moment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932529043
ISBN-10: 1932529047
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 44mm)
Pages: 688
Imprint: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carol Bowlby Sifton

Carol Bowlby Sifton is Editor of Alzheimer's Care Quarterly and owner and developer of Eldercare Occupational Therapy, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She also has personal experience caring for a relative with Alzheimer's disease.

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