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Caregiver's Guide to Dementia & Alzheimer's

Alison Blaire

Know what to expect, map out your plan of action, and get ready to embark on one of the most meaningful journeys of your life.

Has someone you love just been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's?

Do worries like not knowing what to expect or how your loved one's disease will progress keep you up at night?

Perhaps you are caring for your loved one and giving so much of yourself, that your self-care has been left by the wayside.

If you're struggling with stress, a lack of sleep, or self-care challenges, know that you're not alone.

Almost 60% of caregivers of loved ones with dementia rate the emotional stress of caregiving as high or very high.

Being a caregiver is more than accepting responsibilities and adapting to the changes in your loved one's world.

Although it is a thankless job, it is a great honor; a profound and beautiful experience, that will broaden your mind and touch your heart, more deeply than you could ever imagine.

It is most important to balance your life when caring for your loved one, so as not to lose yourself in the process, and maintain your health and well-being.

This book will provide practical solutions and guidance to improve your caregiving skills as well as ensure the well-being and happiness of yourself and your loved one.

Through real-life stories, you will realize that you are not alone, and this author's empathetic and compassionate writing style will provide you with the comfort and reassurance to empower you on this life-altering journey.

You will be guided step by step through the process of caring for your loved one-from diagnosis to hospice and all stages in between, accessing the most promising treatments available.

Written by a pharmacist and caregiver with over a decade of experience in the field, this book contains all the vital information and insights she has gathered through the years, which will provide you with expert guidance, inspiration, and will prove to be a powerful source of hope, throughout your journey.

Within the 16 chapters of this book, you will gain knowledge and a better understanding:

  • The complexities of dementia - the parts of the brain affected, understanding its causes, risk factors, and how symptoms manifest
  • Treatments - mainstream, traditional, holistic, and alternative treatments, that can help delay the progression of the disease
  • 10 warning signs of dementia - why seeing a doctor is vital at this stage
  • Mapping out the road you'll travel through the 7 stages of dementia
  • Diagnosing dementia - the importance of early detection, and appropriate tests your doctor will conduct in the process of diagnoses and what specialists to visit
  • Encountering Behavioral issues - what to expect and how to mitigate common behavioral issues
  • Assembling your team - the professionals you need to have on your side medically/legally throughout this journey
  • Vital tips and tricks -how to care for your loved one while also embracing powerful self-care strategies for your own well-being
  • Avoid Caregiver stress - how to prevent overwhelm and avoid burnout

And so much more.

Achieve your goal of giving your loved one the best possible care, without losing your sense of self.

Being a caregiver will challenge you, reward you, and make life far more meaningful than you might have ever imagined.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Alison Goler
  • Publish Date: Mar 25th, 2024
  • Pages: 202
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.46in - 0.67lb
  • EAN: 9798987568767
  • Categories: GeneralDiseases & Conditions - Alzheimer's & Dementia