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Alzheimer's 911
Alzheimer's 911

Alzheimer's 911

Help, Hope, and Healing for the Caregivers

HEALTH & FITNESS

192 Pages, 5.9 x 8.7

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: May 2009

ISBN 9781934759141

Rights: WOR

Robert Reed Publishers (May 2009)

Price: $16.95
 
 

Overview

With humor, sensitivity and clarity, Frena draws on her over 20 years as a hands-on caregiver taking the approach to look at the inner world of people with Alzheimer's (or any kind of dementia) similar to when she was a foreign correspondent in Asia and India- looking with fresh and curious eyes to understand the people from their perspective, without judgments.She shares secrets of successful dementia care giving and reveals the deep spiritual and emotion growth possible in dementia. Even within the losses of Alzheimer's, insightful caregivers can discover their possible radiance and humor. This journey of continuing inner growth can renew the purpose and courage of the caregiver, while bringing peace and resolution to the elder.Most importantly, Frena shows how the care giving journey can bestow a whole new set of wonderful life skills on the caregiver. She demonstrates that there is nothing in meditation, prayer and spiritual practice that you can't learn as a dementia caregiver. In addition, you can have a whole lot of fun.

Author Biography

Originally from England, Frena Gray-Davidson came to the USA in 1986 (after several years in Asia/India). With over twenty years experience in Alzheimer's care, her credits include: support group facilitator for the Alzheimer's Association, keynote speaker for the Royal Alzheimer Society of Great Britain, international presenter of workshops on dementia, trainer/educator of dementia-care workers/family caregivers author of seventeen books.