Monica Vest Wheeler
Families & Caregivers: It's OK to Lighten Your Load.
This is more than a book.
It’s a companion on which you can depend when
you need inspiration and information -- or just
permission to vent your frustrations.
In Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Memory Loss, you’ll learn
from other caregivers and family members how to release
the frustrations, loneliness and grief of caring for a loved one
who seems to be slipping away because of these devastating conditions.
My goal is to comfort you with honest, easy-to-absorb
suggestions that help you see that you aren’t alone in your struggles.
You’ll find answers on every page. Even more importantly, you’ll find the courage to communicate your needs.
This book gives you:
• information, hope, and confidence you need right now
• ways to deal with new and surprising situations
• advice from people like you who’ve been already been there
• personal stories from people who are living through it
• emotional support from people who truly understand
• truth from the trenches about how to overcome guilt and loneliness
• ways to ask for help and take people up on their offers
• words of comfort and strength to remind you that you can do this
• and much more!
Ultimately, this book is a voice of common sense, compassion and understanding that families like you need in moments like these. You deserve a simple-to-understand, non-technical view of everyday realities, so that’s what I provide.
Alzheimer's disease has become one of the most terrifying and least understood terms in our modern-day vocabulary.
Did you know that more than 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with it? Yet it’s difficult to understand because we can’t see brain cells change.
Despite what some people try to suggest, Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory don’t have to be part of the aging process. Most individuals enter their senior years vital and connected to the world around them. Still, these disorders rob millions of husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, grandparents and siblings of their ability to communicate and interact with those they love.
This book soothes the emotional side effects of these conditions.
In a straightforward language, I provide you with the encouragement you need — moment by moment — to take control of your lives before a loved one's dementia does it for you.
If you want to go the distance yourself while providing the best possible care, you have to learn to communicate your fears and frustrations and not be afraid to ask for and accept help.
In addition, this book reveals the unusual opportunities created by Alzheimer's, dementia or memory loss.
Yes, opportunities. These diseases offer the opportunity to look deeply within yourself and more fully comprehend what you're really made of. They also offer an unparalleled look into the most basic foundations of life, love and human relationships, for which each of us has a truly unique definition.
This book shares the everyday stories of ordinary people like you who’ve made tough choices between sacrifice and self-preservation, been forced to lie and take away the car keys, found the strength to combat the very public embarrassment of a loved one's unsociable behavior, and done other things they once thought unthinkable.
You'll discover that Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss are not easy, but they aren’t hopeless either.
In this book, you'll find how the most basic respite from ceaseless responsibility can lift the world of a caregiver high enough to carry you through another day, hour, minute or second.
This is the book to have at your fingertips when things are really, really tough.
Because I offer you generous doses of reasonable and sensible advice and insight from the individuals who have survived the caregiving challenges, you’ll find that you can survive too.
Available as a print book you can take anywhere or soon an e-book you download now and start using immediately, this resource is too valuable to be without.
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