We recommend these resources that may be of interest to you.
The Validation Breakthrough - Simple techniques for communicating with people with Alzheimer's-type Dementia
Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias - The Caregivers Complete Survival Guide
Coping With Caring - Daily Reflections for Alzheimer's Caregivers
Creating Moments of Joy
Surviving Alzheimer's - Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers
Paula Spencer Scott
The 36-Hour Day - A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimers Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life
Nancy L. Mace, MA and Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.
**Note - Reading this entire book can be emotionally overwhelming for family caregivers. It is best used as a reference tool.
Suggested reading for people newly diagnosed with dementia, and their caregivers:
Living Your Best with Early-Stage Alzheimer's
Lisa Snyder, MSW, LCSW
Alzheimer's: The Answers You Need
Helen D. Davies and Michael P. Jensen