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The 36 Hour Day

Author : Nancy L. Mace
ISBN : 9781421422237
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 24. 79 MB
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The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.

When Caring Takes Courage

Author : Mara Botonis
ISBN : 1478730536
Genre : Alzheimer's disease
File Size : 63. 7 MB
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When Caring Takes Courage Professional caregivers have long had several choices when it comes to dementia care training resources and, likewise, family members could learn from other at-home non-professional caregivers. When Caring Takes Courage is unique in that it culls best practices from both groups and arranges them into an understandable go-to reference. When Caring Takes Courage follows the path of Alzheimer s disease from its onset, what the disease is and how to seek preliminary diagnosis, all the way to hospice care and all that happens in between. The book includes tips to help with everyday challenges such as bathing, toileting, managing medications and dealing with difficult behaviors. Readers will gain access to customizable tools such as: The Alzheimer s and Dementia Symptom Tracker, Alzheimer s Care Needs Calculator, Affording Alzheimer s Care in Today s Economy Worksheet, Alzheimer s at Home Weekly Care Planner and more. When Caring Takes Courage is intended to be USED not just simply READ, striving to serve Alzheimer s and Dementia caregivers as a constant companion on what can, at times, feel like a lonely journey. Helping caregivers impacted by the disease create better, brighter days with their loved ones. "

Hour Of The Bees

Author : Lindsay Eagar
ISBN : 9780763687359
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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While her friends are spending their summers having pool parties and sleepovers, twelve-year-old Carolina — Carol — is spending hers in the middle of the New Mexico desert, helping her parents move the grandfather she’s never met into a home for people with dementia. At first, Carol avoids prickly Grandpa Serge. But as the summer wears on and the heat bears down, Carol finds herself drawn to him, fascinated by the crazy stories he tells her about a healing tree, a green-glass lake, and the bees that will bring back the rain and end a hundred years of drought. As the thin line between magic and reality starts to blur, Carol must decide for herself what is possible — and what it means to be true to her roots. Readers who dream that there’s something more out there will be enchanted by this captivating novel of family, renewal, and discovering the wonder of the world.

Preparing For The Occupational Therapy National Board Exam

Author : Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller
ISBN : 9781449610258
Genre : Medical
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Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting is a comprehensive overview for occupational therapy students preparing to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam. Containing more than just study questions, this comprehensive review guide is organized by domain areas and each subject is addressed according to the degree it is covered on the NBCOT examination. Corresponding workbook pages include specific references to occupational therapy curricula, enabling additional exploration of content that is challenging or unfamiliar. Also included with each new print copy of the review guide, the companion CD-ROM simulates online testing with multiple choice practice questions, each providing evidence-based rationale for why a particular answer is correct or incorrect. Health and wellness is also addressed throughout the book with test-taking strategies, study plans, goal sheets and other stress-reducing tips. A well-rounded, informational, and helpful guide, Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting is a valuable resource to help students prepare for the NBCOT exam. Features: Detailed schedule for 45-days of study In depth content outlines for each chapter References for each question with evidenced based rationale Over 100 Figures and Tables to illustrate key points Wellness Tips and Self Assessment forms to develop healthy study habits Study Plans and Goal Sheets to keep focused and on track Example of a completed study guide with resources *CD ROM with over 100 test questions, case studies, and work sheets *Please note: Electronic formats of this review guide do not include the CD ROM.

Aging Social Policies

Author : Robbyn R. Wacker
ISBN : 9781412939096
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 41. 78 MB
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Due to population explosion and a global increase in average life expectancies, an unprecedentedly high percentage of the world’s population is aging. By the middle of this century there will be up to 2 billion individuals over the age of 65, a demographic shift never before experienced in our human history. In addition, declining birth rates in industrialized countries means a decrease in the number of adults under 64. In Aging Social Policies: An International Perspective the authors consider how policy – domestic and international – affects and will continue to affect the lives of our aging population.

Learning To Speak Alzheimer S

Author : Joanne Koenig Coste
ISBN : 0618485171
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 43. 59 MB
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A new approach to dealing with Alzheimer's disease offers a five step method for caring for people with progressive dementia, while offering hundreds of practical tips to ease life for patients and caregivers.

The Fearless Caregiver

Author : Gary Barg
ISBN : 1931868565
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 87. 81 MB
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America's healthcare system throws many of the vital decisions costs and burdens back on the family. This book clearly defines a family member's vital role in developing a loved one's care plan.

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