A Practical Guide and Workbook for Families
A Review By Andrea R. Garrison - onlinewithandrea
How To Communicate with Alzheimer’s – A Practical Guide and Workbook for Families is a wonderful book by Susan Kohler that teaches us how to connect with loved ones who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, confusion and memory loss. Communication is very important for all of us. When faced with caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s it becomes a challenge to know what to say, to know what to do. The goals of this manual as outlined in the book is to guide family and friends in a how to approach that includes facilitating communication, providing knowledge/resources to help the loved one and to bring awareness to the communication difficulties experienced by Alzheimer’s patients. It truly helps you to understand your loved one who is suffering and it helps you to understand your delicate role as the caretaker. If you are dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer’s this book is a tremendous resource from beginning to end. The opening chapter shares the importance of communication and the last chapter ends with a listing of where you can go to get help. This book truly is a guide to have on hand to help during this challenging process. By reading this book we learn that there are ways that we can communicate with our loved ones even when they have Alzheimer’s. It is amazing what happens when you share a smile, tell a joke, a riddle or sing a song with your loved one. It can be a heart opening experience to have that moment when you both connect. I highly recommend that you read this book so you can get all of the priceless tips on How To Communicate with Alzheimer’s . For more information please visit www.grpublishing.com and www.susankohler.com and listen to the Susan Kohler onlinewithandrea interview with host Andrea R. Garrison.