A Healing Hug for Alzheimer’s Caregivers: All About Caring, Grieving and Making Life Better


...An excellent resource to anyone coping with an Alzheimer's diagnosis in the family, or anyone who knows someone who is. Highly recommended....

This is a guide for carers and families in coping with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis and then the patient’s deterioration. It covers the harder topics, such as grieving for the loss of a loved one who is still alive, and offers practical advice and suggestions on managing the disease, as well as resources to help.

Written by a registered nurse with forty-five years experience and fifteen years running a care home, it contains advice, suggestions on managing at home and if the patient is in care, and resources on how to cope. As well as the stages of Alzheimer’s, there is also practical advice on how to keep an Alzheimer’s patient occupied and feeling useful, as well as managing many common daily symptoms.

The resources section covers where to find help in the US, the UK, Australia and Worldwide. This book would be invaluable to anyone dealing with a new Alzheimer’s diagnosis in the family, or anyone feeling overwhelmed by an existing one.

An excellent resource to anyone coping with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in the family, or anyone who knows someone who is. Highly recommended.

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jessica (25 March 2017)
A really good book by an experienced Alzheimer's carer.

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