The Resource The long goodbye : dementia diaries, Margaret R. Miles., (ebook)

The long goodbye : dementia diaries, Margaret R. Miles., (ebook)

Label
The long goodbye : dementia diaries
Title
The long goodbye
Title remainder
dementia diaries
Statement of responsibility
Margaret R. Miles.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Long Goodbye: Dementia Diaries discusses a disease that is both personal and social for more than five million patients and their families and friends in the United States today. Now that there are medical strategies for preventing and/or curing strokes, heart attacks, even cancer, many more people are going to live into the dementia years in the near future. Although many dementia horror stories circulate in conversation and in the media, they are not the whole story. Creative approaches to loving a dementia patient can make for a valuable learning experience for family and caregivers. In The Long Goodbye Margaret Miles describes her commitment to making--rather than passively suffering--her spouse's dementia experience. Family and friends who accompany patients find embedded in the experience moments of great beauty, hilariously funny incidents, new companions, and life insights. The narrative provides both a travelogue and suggestions for a richly meaningful life passage for all participants. The Long Goodbye seeks to supply a balanced picture of a disease usually represented as unmitigated loss
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1937-
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Miles, Margaret R.
Dewey number
616.8/31
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Thomas, Owen C
  • Dementia
  • Dementia
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The long goodbye : dementia diaries, Margaret R. Miles., (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781498282390
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12320898
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12320898
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The long goodbye : dementia diaries, Margaret R. Miles., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781498282390
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12320898
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12320898
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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