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Losing me, While Losing You

Caregivers Share Their Experiences of Supporting Friends and Family with Dementia

Losing Me, While Losing You is a long-needed resource to those providing care for people living with dementia — and for those providing care to the caregivers. In this book, caregivers … ; ; 224 View
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Introduction

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This chapter contextualizes the book by providing historical and demographic details about dementia. ; ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Noticing

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In this chapter, caregivers share stories about noticing – or refusing to notice – the onset of a loved one’s dementia. Since stigma surrounds Alzheimer’s disease and … ; ; 54 $5.40 Add
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Responding

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This chapter concerns caregiver’s responses to their important one’s diagnosis, the impact becoming a full-time caregiver had on their own health and wellness, and the effect this had … ; ; 42 $4.20 Add
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Assistance and Support

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In this chapter, caregivers discuss their sources of assistance and support as they embarked on their shared journey of caring for loved ones with dementia. While some had family nearby, others … ; ; 28 $2.80 Add
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Observations and Recommendations

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In this chapter, the editors ask caregivers to identify whether or not their experiences as a caregiver had affected how they feel about themselves. They also ask what recommendations they would … ; ; 25 $2.50 Add
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Closing the Gap

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In this chapter, the editors of the volume explore ways in which “gaps” are being addressed in the field of dementia care. ; ; 38 $3.80 Add
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Losing Me

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This chapter explores how caregivers lose some of themselves through the loss of their loved ones to dementia. ; ; 4 $0.40 Add