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Alone Together: Navigating the Challenges of Caring for Caregivers in a Home Setting

Selva Sugunendran

"Alone Together: Navigating the Challenges of Caring for Caregivers in a Home Setting" by DR. Selva Sugunendran is an essential guide for anyone involved in the care of individuals with dementia. This profound book offers a deep dive into the complexities of dementia care, highlighting the challenges and rewards caregivers face daily. Dr. Sugunendran meticulously crafts ten chapters that provide a compassionate, comprehensive look at the journey of caregiving, making it an invaluable resource for those navigating the often-turbulent waters of dementia care.

The book begins by demystifying dementia, explaining its types and symptoms, and setting the stage for a deeper exploration of caregiving strategies. It goes beyond basic care tips to address the emotional and psychological toll on caregivers, offering strategies for building a supportive environment for both the caregiver and the person with dementia. Readers will learn about creating a safe, nurturing space, mastering effective communication techniques, and managing challenging behaviours while promoting independence and autonomy.

A pivotal chapter dedicated to caregiver self-care underscores the critical need for caregivers to prioritize their well-being to sustain the marathon of caregiving. The guide also explores the legal and financial complexities that often accompany dementia care, providing resources, services, and empowering strategies to bolster caregivers' resolve and resilience.

"Alone Together" is more than just a caregiving guide; it's a companion on the caregiving journey, filled with practical advice, real-world examples, and compassionate insights. Dr. Selva Sugunendran's expertise and empathy illuminate each page, making this book a beacon of understanding and guidance for anyone touched by dementia. Whether you're a seasoned caregiver or just starting, "Alone Together" offers a guiding light, affirming that while the journey is challenging, no one needs to walk it alone.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 9th, 2024
  • Pages: 152
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.33in - 0.47lb
  • EAN: 9798322342885
  • Categories: Aging

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