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Caregiving with love and joy : an expert's guide to providing the best Alzheimer's disease and dementia homecare  Cover Image Book Book

Caregiving with love and joy : an expert's guide to providing the best Alzheimer's disease and dementia homecare / Patricia A. Boswell, LPN, MBA.


"When it comes to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the right caregiving can make all the difference. Here, Patricia Boswell shares structured routines, life hacks, and best practices that are evidence-based and focused on maintaining the highest possible quality of life for the entire family. As a nurse and dementia expert, Boswell knows that the best caregivers think like a problem-solver, addressing physical and emotional issues as they come up. Whether readers are providing the care themselves, managing a caregiver, or sharing the responsibilities, this book presents the most effective tips, tricks, and small changes that can reduce stress and make life easier. This comprehensive guidebook will redefine the caregiving experience as one that can be life-affirming and enjoyable. It offers a singular resource for anyone who is looking to provide or manage outstanding daily care while maintaining--and even enhancing--their own health and mental well-being"--

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  • ISBN: 9780593330692
  • ISBN: 0593330692
  • Physical Description: xx, 284 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-276) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The right caregiver makes all the difference -- Is this behavior normal? Accepting the new reality -- Becoming the best caregiver -- Self-care strategies: taking care of the caregiver -- Organizing the home -- Caregiving and the activities of daily living -- Filling the family care plan with appropriate activities -- Dealing with difficult behaviors -- Identifying and treating common medical problems -- Navigating mealtime -- Coordinating respite care -- Planning for end of life.
Subject: Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Home care.
Dementia > Patients > Home care.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Self-help publications.

Available copies

  • 10 of 11 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Carthage Public.


  • 0 current holds with 11 total copies.
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Carthage Public Library 616.831 B65c (Text) 34MO2001814513 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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