Item description for When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Journey by Earl A. Grollman & Kenneth S. Kosik...
Overview Answers important questions about the effects and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, including how to balance the patient's needs with one's own
Publishers Description For all whose lives are touched by the devastation of Alzheimer's disease, "When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's" offers guidance, comfort, and hope. This clear, compassionate guide explains: how Alzheimer's is diagnosed and what course it takes; how Alzheimer's affects memory, emotions, and behavior; which symptoms of Alzheimer's can be treated; the spiritual and emotional challenges that caregivers face; how to handle an Alzheimer patient's bizarre behavior; how to explain Alzheimer's to children; how to balance the patient's needs with your own; and when and where to seek help.
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Studio: Beacon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.61" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1997
Publisher Beacon Press
ISBN 0807027219 ISBN13 9780807027219
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More About Earl A. Grollman & Kenneth S. Kosik
Dr. Earl A. Grollmana pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, for thirty-six years. A certified death educator and counselor, he was cited as "Hero of The Heartland" for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City bombing. Dr. Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physicians' forums, and hospital nursing associations, and has addressed many support groups, such as Compassionate Friends, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Widows Personal Services. He has also appeared on national television and radio, including"The Oprah Winfrey Show, Children's Journal, All Things Considered, "and"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."Recently, he was featured on National Public Radio's"End of Life"series in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement."
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Reviews - What do customers think about When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's?
Insight Into The Caregiver's Journey Oct 12, 2006
You see chapter headings like: Accepting the Diagnosis, Beginning to Cope, Finding Support, Achieving Compassion, and Questions and Answers about Alzheimer's. My expectations were then for a factual book dealing with the emotional issues of the disease. It was a shock to open the pages and see the poetry format. These might make good discussion starters for an Alzheimer's support group. Topics like grief or anger make the reader think about their reaction to the changes going on. Probably I'd have given this more stars if the cover had prepared me for what was inside.