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Description - Happy New Year to You by Lydia Burdick

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9781932529203
ISBN-10: 1932529209
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 241mm x mm)
Pages: 28
Imprint: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publisher: Health Professions Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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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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