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By Pauline Boss

AARP electronic versions provide you with functional suggestions, confirmed options, and specialist advice. In Loving an individual Who Has Dementia, Pauline Boss offers research-based suggestion for those that take care of an individual with dementia.

Nearly 1/2 U.S. electorate over the age of eighty five are being affected by a few form of dementia and require care. Loving an individual Who Has Dementia is a brand new form of caregiving booklet. it is not concerning the traditional ideas, yet approximately the right way to deal with on-going rigidity and grief. The publication is for caregivers, family, neighbors, associates in addition to educators and professionals--anyone touched by means of the epidemic of dementia. Dr. Boss is helping caregivers locate wish in "ambiguous loss"--having a family member either right here and never right here, bodily current yet psychologically absent.

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Suggestions for healing and growth. Guidance to get you from here to there. Are you ready? Let's go. Table of Contents More Praise for Loving Someone Who Has Dementia Title Page Copyright Dedication Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Who Is This Book For? What I Mean by “Dementia” Why I'm Writing This Book How to Read This Book Chapter 1: The Ambiguous Loss of Dementia Gone, Not Gone Loving Half a Person Finding the Middle Ground Adjusting Goals Chapter 2: The Complications of Both Loss and Grief Complicated Loss, Complicated Grief Grieving Along the Way Chapter 3: Stress, Coping, and Resiliency Caregiver Differences Barriers to Coping and Managing Chapter 4: The Myth of Closure Where Did the Idea of Closure Come From?

I popped in a CD by Josh Groban that my granddaughter had left in my car. It was new to me. ” I realized that I still hold the memories of our years together, so I could see that light of him in the midst of the darkness, but no longer could he see my light since his memories were not only diminishing, but also leaving altogether. I pulled off to the side of the turnpike and listened to that song again and again, letting the tears flow down my face in convulsing sobs. I realized the time had come to say “good-bye” to the man who was, and say “hello” to the man who now is.

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