We have long underestimated the person who has dementia. Each one's ability to reach out in familiar ways certainly diminishes yet he or she is always able to experience the joy that comes from being in vital relationships with others."Inside Alzheimer's" tells how dozens of person with dementia and their sharing of wisdom, humor and life's teachings led Ms. Pearce to the six basic principles of connection that have empowered hundreds of family, friends and professionals to create moments of connection with persons, regardless of how advanced the dementia.This revised edition includes a forward by Dr. Allen Power, author of "Dementia Beyond Drugs," new exercises to build skills and hope, an expanded resource section as well as new information for in support of 24/7 carepersons and building a compassionate community of care.
How to Hear and Honor Connections with a Person who has Dementia
Mind, Body & Spirit