Speaking Our Minds

by Lisa Snyder MSW LCSW
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Gain exceptional insight into the world of the person with Alzheimer's through this enlightening collection of first-hand accounts. This revised edition of Speaking Our Minds provides an unparalleled view into the day-to-day experience of Alzheimer's through the reflections of seven diverse individuals with the disease.

By interweaving each person's responses from in-depth interviews with her own thoughtful interpretation, dementia expert Lisa Snyder explores the many dimensions of the Alzheimer's experience. As a result, this rich text offers professionals, family caregivers, students, and people who have dementia the opportunity to learn more about:
* The uniqueness of each person s experience and symptoms
* Coping strategies people use to face the changes and losses in their lives
* The changes that are experienced as the disease progresses
* Barriers to living full and dignified lives
* How to identify with and listen to persons with Alzheimer's
* Distinct issues for young-onset persons with dementia

This book is ideal for people with early-stage Alzheimer's and related dementias as well as for anyone who interacts with that person, including professional or family caregivers, friends, and relatives. Discussion questions provide thoughtful material for use in coursework in aging and dementia, support groups, or book groups. The variety of backgrounds and perspectives of each featured person means that you will likely find similarities between the people in this book and your own personal experience.

Whether this is your first introduction to Alzheimer's or you have an extensive knowledge of the disease, you are sure to learn from some or all of the brave and honest people who are featured. This book will transform the way you look at Alzheimer's and how you interact with those who have it.

AuthorLisa Snyder MSW LCSW
BindingPaperback
EAN9781932529500
Edition1
ISBN1932529500
Height800 mm
Length550 mm
Width50 mm
Weight100 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages200
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2009-07-09
PublisherHealth Professions Press
StudioHealth Professions Press
Sales Rank1224826

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