Nov 25, 2015

Finding Joy in Alzheimer’s Care - New Hope for Caregivers

Marie Marley and Dr. Daniel C. Potts published a new book - Finding Joy in Alzheimer’s: New Hope for Caregivers.

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The forward of the book was written by Maria Shriver.

Here it is and excerpt:
“Alzheimer’s” and “hope” aren’t usually words people put into the same sentence. But there is a lot of hope.  
Unlike most books on the topic, which focus on the difficulties of caring for those with the illness, Finding Joy in Alzheimer’s: New Hope for Caregivers shines a light on the uplifting and inspiring moments you can experience and share while caring for someone with Alzheimer's and dementia.
This book shows those still dealing how to come to terms with their loved one’s condition so that they can free their mind and heart to embrace and enjoy the time they spend together.

As a child of Alzheimer’s – my father, Sargent Shriver died of the disease in 2011 – I know first-hand how important it is to find moments of grace and joy even while the person you love is losing control of his or her own mind.

Marie Marley is the award-winning author of ‘Come Back Early Today: A Memoir of Love, Alzheimer’s and Joy’ and along with Daniel C. Potts, MD, FAAN - ‘Finding Joy in Alzheimer’s: New Hope for Caregivers.’ Her website contains a wealth of information for Alzheimer’s caregivers.

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