In Grandma and Me, Beatrice and Mary Ann combine their years of clinical experience to create a truly engaging, yet informative book for young children on the topics of Alzheimer’s and dementia. The beautiful artwork will capture children’s attention, bring them into the story, and help them return on their own. Grandma and Me provides a gentle, yet age appropriate description of Alzheimer’s disease, while providing tools that helps children continue to have a relationship with their loved one despite the disease. Grandma and Me addresses a difficult topic with love and understanding and provides the tools for children to successfully navigate the journey ahead.
|Publisher:||Morgan James Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 6 Years|
About the Author
Beatrice Tauber Prior, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist, author, and mother of two young children. Dr. Prior specializes in child development and neuropsychology and has had the privilege of working with many individuals and families over the span of her 25-year career. Inspired by her own children’s boundless energy and ability to connect with others, she partnered to write a book that will capture the interest of kids of all ages. She resides in Charlotte, NC.
Mary Ann Drummond is a Registered Nurse, dementia educator, and author of Meet Me Where I Am – An Alzheimer’s Care Guide. Ms. Drummond has a passion for presenting innovative and successful strategies in both caregiver and provider settings to assist individuals with dementia to “live their best” each day. With over thirty years of nursing experience and sixteen years as a VP in the assisted living industry developing programs for dementia care, she credits much of her expert knowledge to the greatest teachers of all, those who live daily with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Ms. Drummond enjoys working with organizations across the country to increase successful outcomes in dementia care and resides in Charlotte, NC.
Born and raised near Stuttgart, Germany, Julia found a second home on the west coast of Ireland during college. Now she is back in Germany with an Irish accent, a background in literature, publishing and translation, a PhD, a shelf full of sketchbooks, and a head bursting with ideas.