Chicken Soup for the Soul (Paperback)

Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion

By Amy Newmark, Angela Timashenka Geiger

Chicken Soup for the Soul, 9781611599343, 400pp.

Publication Date: April 22, 2014

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

No one should face Alzheimer’s or dementia alone. These 101 stories will provide support, advice, and comfort for caregivers and those living with Alzheimer’s.

This collection of personal stories will support you through all the phases of your journey. You’ll read chapters on:
  • Accepting a New Reality – How to keep the dialogue going
  • What Does It Feel Like? – What it’s like to have Alzheimer’s
  • Strategies and Tips for Coping – Great advice from other families
  • Next Steps and Tough Choices – You’re not alone in big decisions
  • Taking the Journey with Your Parent – Tips and support for a new role
  • Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s – Support for younger families
  • In Sickness and In Health – Keeping marriages strong and loving
  • The Lighter Side – Laughter is the best medicine
  • New Ways to Make Connections – Powerful music and art therapies
  • It Takes a Village – We’re one big community
  • The Special Bond with Grandchildren – Those special connections


About the Author

Amy Newmark is publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul. Angela Timashenka Geiger is Chief Strategy Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.