Alzheimer's Through the Stages: A Caregiver's Guide (Paperback)

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Alzheimer's Through the Stages: A Caregiver's Guide (Paperback)


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How to stay strong, together—through all the stages of Alzheimer's

Alzheimers books should help everyone involved through this incredibly difficult time. That's why Alzheimer's Through the Stages shows you what you can do for your loved one—and yourself—every step of the way. This book's detailed descriptions of all seven stages of the disease are both helpful and comforting.

With each section divided into three parts—what to expect, what to say, and what to do—this is one of the easiest to use Alzheimers books for caregivers.

Alzheimer's Through the Stages includes:
  • A COMPLETE GUIDE—Go beyond other Alzheimers books as you learn what's happening and what you should do during all 7 stages of the disease.
  • EASY-TO-USE ADVICE—Detailed guides and sample dialogues help you handle everything from doctor visits to mood swings—making this one of the most useful Alzheimers books.
  • SELF-CARE FOR CAREGIVERS—Discover the importance of your own wellbeing and how taking care of yourself is critical to successful caregiving.

Discover one of the only Alzheimers books that lets you concentrate on what matters most—caring for both your loved one and yourself.
MARY MOLLER, MSW, CAS, is a graduate of the University at Albany School of Social Welfare and a program specialist at the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease. She has spent over 14 years working with families, caregivers, and those suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Product Details ISBN: 9781641522700
ISBN-10: 1641522704
Publisher: Althea Press
Publication Date: May 14th, 2019
Pages: 182
Language: English
"As a person who has a family member affected by the disease, I found this book to be very useful. I love how I didn’t have to read it chronologically in order to appreciate the content. The ability to read the chapters as I saw fit was priceless. Thanks for tackling such a sensitive topic in such a soft manner!"—Val Lewis

"Alzheimer's Through the Stages - A Caregiver's Guide, by Mary Moller offers a wealth of information to anyone providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease. Whether you are new to caregiving or have been in the role for many years, you will find practical ideas and strategies to implement along the way. Mary does a great job at explaining common caregiving challenges, why they happen, and what you can do about them in an easy-to-read guide that incorporates personal stories and real life examples. She also drives home the importance of caring for yourself in a way that works for you, so you can be the best caregiver you can."—Erica S.

"Mary Moller has shown me that there is hope and healing through the various stages of experiencing Alzheimer’s disease with a loved one. Her practical, step-by-step explanation of the progression of the disease has helped me understand what my loved one is experiencing—as well as his caregiver. Mary has given us a map for the journey."—Beth S.

"This book provided an excellent overview of the stages of Alzheimer's disease. The author also provided a helpful lay out of what to expect as the disease progresses. I found the book affirming and helpful as a family member who has struggled with two loved ones with Alzheimer's. Many of the suggestions in the book are easily transferable to caregivers dealing with loved ones with other diseases. Very helpful read."—Kathy D.

"Here is a book for all dementia caregivers. Mary’s expertise jumps off each page in clear language and well-organized chapters. Time and the need for information are often at odds for caregivers. Yet, if ten minutes is all that you have, you’ll find a nugget with each read. I am happy to add this guide to the resources I recommend to caregivers."—Rosemarie M., program director for a memory care adult day program

"This book is an essential tool for the caregiving belt. So many points regarding self-care for the caregiver that I found very useful. A must-read for any caregiver."—Jack

"I just finished reading Alzheimer's Through the Stages – A Caregiver’s Guide by Mary Moller. As a caregiver I found this book to be a practical and helpful guide to the difficult task of caring for an Alzheimer's sufferer. The information provided concerning questions that should be addressed during medical appointments was very helpful. This book is informative and gives the reader an idea of what to expect, how to deal with this serious and debilitating disease, and how to care for the caregiver."—Timothy V.

"As a caregiver to a loved one in the beginning stages of Alzheimer's, I just finished reading Alzheimer's Through the Stages by Mary Moller. Some of the stories written by the author brought me to tears because these are some of the same issues that I am dealing with and I know that I'm not alone in the struggle. I appreciate the information the author has provided to the caregivers about self care and will try to implement it in my life. I hope everyone who is caring for a loved one who has this condition will this find this book as helpful as I did."—Margaret C.