Navigating the Alzheimer’s Journey by Carol Bowlby Sifton is an easy-to-read practical guide that explores common day-to-day Alzheimer challenges and offers advice on how to respond to these challenges. Rather than focusing on losses, this book emphasizes how to make use of an individual’s remaining abilities with practical, activity-focused care techniques. Strategies for purposeful communication and interaction are outlined that aim to help preserve the caregiver relationship. Includes guidance for planning future care and transition to long-term care. Suggestions to reduce caregiver stress are also offered. Large type and engaging case studies make it easy to read.
Best for those caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or cognitive impairments. 688 pages; softcover.