HOPE for the Alzheimer's Journey: Help, Organization, Preparation, and Education for the Road Ahead

HOPE for the Alzheimer's Journey: Help, Organization, Preparation, and Education for the Road Ahead

by Carol B. Amos

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Overview

H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer’s Journey equips Alzheimer’s caregivers with knowledge, tools, and advice for their difficult road ahead. The concepts are conveyed in an open, honest, and creative manner using original family email communications from Carol B. Amos’s own journey. Carol also introduces The Caregiving Principle™: a simple approach that provides a deeper understanding of a person with Alzheimer’s disease and a framework for the caregiver’s role. She provides examples of how The Caregiving Principle™ helped her connect with her mother. H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer’s Journey encourages caregivers to take care of themselves and provides inspiration for a less stressful, more rewarding journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683509035
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 255,199
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Carol B. Amos started her Alzheimer’s journey when she noticed her mother’s memory loss. Carol immersed herself in Alzheimer’s education and is essentiALZ® Plus dementia training certified. She has a passion to share her knowledge and make the journey for Alzheimer’s caregivers less stressful and more rewarding. She is also helping to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease as an Alzheimer’s Association volunteer, fundraiser, and advocate. Carol has a B.S. and MEng in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and retired from a 35-year career at a Fortune 500 company. She has been married to her husband Alvin for 18 years. She enjoys tennis, travel, and gardening at her home in Delaware.

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Included in this book are email correspondence between Ms. Amos and her siblings describing their observations on the state of their mother, care options, and personal feelings about what they are going through. The family shares their ups, downs, and occasional humorous moments as they band together for their mother's needs. This inside look can be quite valuable to other families experiencing the same thing offering a positive example and encouraging perspective.

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