AARP Loving Someone Who Has Dementia

How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

Pauline Boss

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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions,and expert guidance. In Loving Someone Who Has Dementia,Pauline Boss provides research-based advice for people who care forsomeone with dementia.

Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are sufferingfrom some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone WhoHas Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not aboutthe usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress andgrief. The book is for caregivers, family members, friends,neighbors as well as educators and professionals--anyonetouched by the epidemic of dementia. Dr. Boss helps caregivers findhope in "ambiguous loss"--having a loved one both here and nothere, physically present but psychologically absent.
* Outlines seven guidelines to stay resilient while caring forsomeone who has dementia
* Discusses the meaning of relationships with individuals who arecognitively impaired and no longer as they used to be
* Offers approaches to understand and cope with the emotionalstrain of care-giving

Boss's book builds on research and clinical experience, yet thematerial is presented as a conversation. She shows you a way toembrace rather than resist the ambiguity in your relationship withsomeone who has dementia.

Pauline Boss, PhD, is emeritus professor at the University of Minnesota and was visiting professor at Harvard Medical School, 1995-1996, and Hunter School of Social Work 2004-2005. She is best known for her groundbreaking research as the pioneer theorist and clinical practitioner of stress reduction for people whose loved ones are ambiguously lost.


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Seitenzahl 288 (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 08.12.2011
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781118245736
Verlag John Wiley & Sons
Dateigröße 3976 KB


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