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Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions.
The Essential Book for Dementia Families
by Keith Galas and Halle Eskew

Overview


As a Memory Care Director, Keith Galas has spent close to 20 years helping families work through the often heart-wrenching questions generated by a loved one's diagnosis with dementia. What do I do now? Who will take care of Mom? How much will it cost for her care? How can I keep her safe? In Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions, he guides your family through the uncertainty and anguish that accompanies a dementia or Alzheimer's diagnosis.
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Description


Globally there are 50 million estimated dementia cases and, to that number, 10 million are added annually. If you are about to embark on the road of caring for a loved one with dementia, you can be assured that you are not alone. Millions of family members have faced the same questions you may now be asking, and Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions will help you answer them. Including anecdotes both from a daughter's journey with parental dementia and Keith's own experience helping dementia families, it aims to help you understand that there is a way through this difficult time. No matter your life situation, it will serve as a roadmap through the arduous journey upon which you are about to embark and leave you with the tools—and the hope—to provide your loved ones with the care they need.

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About the author


Keith Galas is the executive director of a Memory Care community that has been referred to as the "Gold Standard" of Memory Care in Atlanta, Georgia. With a 20-year career of improving elder life, he has a special gift for knowing what caregivers are going through and how to guide them through all aspects of parental dementia. He has emphasized the intrinsic value of each of his residents in the training of his care team, fully believing that "People are valuable at every stage of life. I feel privileged to partner with families to help Mom live in a dignified manner." In Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions, he shares stories of his experiences caring for those with dementia. He addresses many of the questions that plague caregiving children and will help them find their way through the maze of options that exist in the world of parental dementia care.
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Book details

Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS

Subgenre:Diseases / Alzheimer's & Dementia

Language:English

Pages:150

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781543972375

Paperback ISBN:9781543972368


Overview


As a Memory Care Director, Keith Galas has spent close to 20 years helping families work through the often heart-wrenching questions generated by a loved one's diagnosis with dementia. What do I do now? Who will take care of Mom? How much will it cost for her care? How can I keep her safe? In Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions, he guides your family through the uncertainty and anguish that accompanies a dementia or Alzheimer's diagnosis.

Read more

Description


Globally there are 50 million estimated dementia cases and, to that number, 10 million are added annually. If you are about to embark on the road of caring for a loved one with dementia, you can be assured that you are not alone. Millions of family members have faced the same questions you may now be asking, and Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions will help you answer them. Including anecdotes both from a daughter's journey with parental dementia and Keith's own experience helping dementia families, it aims to help you understand that there is a way through this difficult time. No matter your life situation, it will serve as a roadmap through the arduous journey upon which you are about to embark and leave you with the tools—and the hope—to provide your loved ones with the care they need.

Read more

About the author


Keith Galas is the executive director of a Memory Care community that has been referred to as the "Gold Standard" of Memory Care in Atlanta, Georgia. With a 20-year career of improving elder life, he has a special gift for knowing what caregivers are going through and how to guide them through all aspects of parental dementia. He has emphasized the intrinsic value of each of his residents in the training of his care team, fully believing that "People are valuable at every stage of life. I feel privileged to partner with families to help Mom live in a dignified manner." In Parental Dementia: A Guide Through All the Difficult Questions, he shares stories of his experiences caring for those with dementia. He addresses many of the questions that plague caregiving children and will help them find their way through the maze of options that exist in the world of parental dementia care.
Read more


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