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Did you know that there are 5 million people in the US living with Alzheimer’s and by 2050, there are projected to be 14 million? Spreading awareness of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia is desperately needed. There are many more people with these diseases than other diseases that get much more money approved for research from the government or from donations.
This book was written to bring better awareness that people with dementia matter. Plus, the self-sacrificing hardworking caregivers who take care of spouses also matter.
Having a spouse that you have loved for years begin to change because of dementia can be distressing. This book will help you by informing you of 50 or more things that will help reduce many of those scary and stressful feelings, as well as help you be more calm in situations you may be facing such as anger, delusions or misbeliefs, depression, unusual behavior, and more.
Some of the 50 or more things will be lessons learned from the author while she was caring for her husband and the rest will be from different resources. The author, Jessica Dumas, does not claim to be in the medical field but rather has an abundance of knowledge due to the experience of caring for her husband who had vascular dementia for almost five years.
Ask yourself if any of the following is a concern to you:
Do you suspect that your spouse has some type of dementia?Has your spouse been diagnosed with a type of dementia?Are you apprehensive about what to do to be prepared for the future of caring for your spouse with dementia?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you…
50 Things to Know to Take Care of a Spouse with Dementia by author Jessica Dumas offers a more personal approach as well as being detailed and more understandable than many books. Much of the information in books or online is in clinical or medical terms. Although there’s nothing wrong with that approach, it can be hard to understand. Instead of getting lost in the large amount of information on the internet, you can use this book as a research tool and a workbook. Jessica has written this book to help you not have to go through some of the awful experiences that she did that could have been avoided if she would have had a book like this. The main objective of this book is to help you take care of your spouse as best you can. Jessica realizes what an exhausting, complicated, and tedious job you have and has given you 23 extra things or tips to help you with caring for your spouse.
In these pages, if your spouse has not found out that he/she has dementia, you will discover what the early symptoms are, why it is important to see a doctor early, doctor visit preparation, what tests will be done, and more. If you know your spouse has dementia and has been diagnosed with a certain type, this book will help with how to deal with denial, pulling together a Care Team with ways to get people to volunteer to help, hiring other caregivers, documents needed for a Care Plan to plan for the future, ways of handling situations like delusions, the different stages and their symptoms, links to several types of checklists and forms, plenty of resources, and much more.
By the time you finish this book, you will know at least 50 things to be able to give your spouse with dementia the care that is needed and that he/she rightly deserves…. So, grab YOUR copy today. You’ll be glad you did!
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ASIN : B08Q6HT85Z
Publisher : Independently published (December 9, 2020)
Language : English
Paperback : 103 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8578978449
Item Weight : 3.84 ounces
Dimensions : 5 x 0.24 x 8 inches