Dementia and The Life Ahead
Soon to be Released
Have you been diagnosed with dementia and would like to understand more about the condition?
Does someone close to you have dementia and you would like to help them get through it?
Are you a caregiver who would like to add to your knowledge by acquiring an insider’s perspective on dementia?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, keep reading …..
Among the many issues surrounding dementia are those of understanding it, knowing what to expect, and planning appropriate care. Adopting a holistic approach, coupled with the correct information can provide a means of confidently charting a path ahead. Written by an experienced family caregiver and MSc graduate in dementia studies, this in-depth book helps map the way forward from initial diagnosis to living well with dementia at home and everything in-between.
Here’s a preview of what you’ll discover in this thoughtful and practical guide:
- What is dementia, what are its characteristics, and how does it change a person
- Preparing to go for a diagnosis, keeping an open mind, and issues to consider
- What are the medications and alternative treatment options available
- Addressing legal and financial matters, including setting up a power of attorney
- Being empathetic and knowing what it is like to live with dementia
- Thoroughly understanding the issues involved when caring for someone who is living with dementia
- What are the common symptoms of dementia that people experience and how to deal with them
- Caring for someone through the different stages of dementia
- Organizing a home that is dementia-friendly and involving family members in the caring process
…… and much more!
As a key bonus, you’ll get access to other equally informative topics including offering emotional and spiritual support to someone who is living with dementia. Also included is a guide for caregivers who may themselves need care, support, and guidance.
The author of this book is an insider who knows what it is like to live with and care for a family member with dementia and has therefore made this resource extremely simple and concise so it can be easily understood.
It is hoped that after reading this book, you’ll develop a deeper sense of what is dementia, what it curtails, and acquire a renewed sense of compassion for yourself if you have received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has dementia.
So, if you would like to understand more about living well with dementia after diagnosis or assist in caring for someone, this book is for you!