The Resource Connecting in the land of dementia : creative activities to explore together, Deborah Shouse

Connecting in the land of dementia : creative activities to explore together, Deborah Shouse

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Connecting in the land of dementia : creative activities to explore together
Title
Connecting in the land of dementia
Title remainder
creative activities to explore together
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Shouse
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Finding the connection with a loved one afflicted with dementia is a challenge millions of people face: One in ten Americans has a family member with Alzheimer's, and one in three knows someone with the disease. This book offers care partners practical, hands-on ideas for meaningful, creative activities they can do with their patients, family members, or friends who have dementia. It also includes creative tips for busy care partners, offering quick and easy forms of renewal and respite. Too often, people living with dementia are entertained instead of engaged. Research shows that artistic and imaginative activities reduce the need for psychotropic medications. Doing activities together also increases social interactions, builds positive energy, and adds a sense of discovery to the day. Connecting in the Land of Dementia also features the innovative ideas of about seventy thought leaders in the field of dementia and creativity. Both family and professional care partners can use these activities, in areas such as music, movement, cooking, nature, storytelling, poetry, movies, technology, and more, to engage and connect with people who are living with dementia. Deborah Shouse is a writer, speaker, creativity catalyst, and dementia advocate. Her first book in the Love in the Land series is a best-seller for CRP. Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications including the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Natural Awakenings, Reader's Digest, Newsweek, Woman's Day, Spirituality & Health, the Chicago Tribune, and Unity Magazine"--
  • "Finding the creativity in the journey through dementia is a challenge millions of people face: One in three Americans knows someone with the disease. This practical book offers caregivers hands-on ideas for meaningful, creative activities they can do with their patients, family members, or friends who have dementia"--
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1949-
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Shouse, Deborah
Dewey number
616.8/31
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC523.2
LC item number
.S5395 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Caregivers
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Connecting in the land of dementia : creative activities to explore together, Deborah Shouse
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9781942094241
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016019211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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2016019211
Label
Connecting in the land of dementia : creative activities to explore together, Deborah Shouse
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9781942094241
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016019211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2016019211

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