Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss

Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss

Overview

Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss by Leeza Gibbons, James Huysman, Rosemary DeAngelis Laird

Designed for those giving care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory loss disorders, this informative and inspiring guide explores how to take care of oneself in order to meet the challenges of giving care to another. Heartfelt, candid accounts by television host Leeza Gibbons and the members of her family—who cared for Leeza’s mother, Jean, for more than a decade after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis—are combined with current medical, nutritional, psychological, and spiritual information and advice for caregivers. A comprehensive resources section and photo scrapbook of Leeza and her family are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934184202
Publisher: LaChance Publishing LLC
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Leeza Gibbons is the former host of the Emmy Award–winning daytime talk show Leeza. She is the founder of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation and Sheer Inspiration Life Coaching and is a member of the American Red Cross's Celebrity Cabinet. She lives in Los Angeles. James Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, is a psychologist, a clinical social worker, an addictions counselor, and an Eriksonian hypnotherapist. He is the executive director and cofounder of The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation and an adjunct professor at Florida International University. He lives in Miami. Rosemary DeAngelis Laird, MD, is the founding medical director of the Health First Aging Institute and the medical director of The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation. She lives in Melbourne, Florida.

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