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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

Social Perspectives on Death and Dying

Third Edition

Death is inevitable, but our perspectives about death and dying are socially constructed. This updated third edition takes us through the maze of issues, both social and personal, which surround … 296 View

Wícihitowin

Aboriginal Social Work in Canada

Wícihitowin is the first Canadian social work book written by First Nations, Inuit and Métis authors who are educators at schools of social work across Canada. The book begins by … ; ; 263 View
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Acknowledgements

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Introduction

From: Losing me, While Losing You

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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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Section 1 – History and Theory Thoughts Make Dreaming

Historical and Theoretcial Aspects for Indigenous Social Work

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Beginnings

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Bridging the Past and the Future

An introduction to Indigenous Social Work Issues

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Noticing

From: Losing me, While Losing You

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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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Anti-Colonial Indigenous Social Work

Reflections on an Aboriginal Approach

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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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Your Experiences and Perceptions of Death and Dying

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Assistance and Support

From: Losing me, While Losing You

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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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Indigenous-Centred Social Work

Theorizing a Social Work Way-of-Being

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Key Concepts in the Maze of Death and Dying

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Historical Attitudes Towards Death and Dying

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