Dementia With Grace, by Vicky Noland Fitch
This short (I read it in a day) and helpful book is a must read for caregivers of dementia patients. Whether you are a professional or family caregiver you will find tips on dealing with aspects of the disease and how to make life better for yourself and your patients. The book included a great Patient History Form I will be using with my clients*. I read it on Kindle but am ordering paperback for my reference library.
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Today was a lovely day. I’m visiting my loved one at the assisted living. I’ve been here since Thursday. I stay in a guest room on site, so I get to do life with Marie. (That's not her real name to protect her privacy. All names have been changed.)
I had lunch and dinner with Marie. We laughed and talked. I showed her videos and pictures of my kids whom she adores. We cleaned out her fridge and made a shopping list for our Target run tomorrow.
I’m here to see her, but I have gotten to know Read more [...]