AARP Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

AARP Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

by Pauline Boss

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ISBN-13: 9781118245699
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/12/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 574,356
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xv

1 The Ambiguous Loss of Dementia: How Absence and Presence Coexist 1

2 The Complications of Both Loss and Grief 21

3 Stress, Coping, and Resiliency 37

4 The Myth of Closure 55

5 The Psychological Family 71

6 Family Rituals, Celebrations, and Gatherings 91

7 Seven Guidelines for the Journey 109

8 Delicious Ambiguity 137

9 The Good-Enough Relationship 155

Conclusion 167

A Note to Caregivers About Working with Health Care Professionals 173

Resources 181

Notes 187

About the Author 215

Index 217

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