The Resource When your parent becomes your child, Ken Abraham, (ebook)

When your parent becomes your child, Ken Abraham, (ebook)

Label
When your parent becomes your child
Title
When your parent becomes your child
Statement of responsibility
Ken Abraham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At first, Ken Abraham wrote off his mother's changes in behavior as quirks that just come with old age. There was memory loss, physical decline, hygiene issues, paranoia, and uncharacteristic attitudes. He soon realized that dementia had changed her life-and his familiy's-forever. "How is it possible to lose a loved one while he or she is still living, still sitting right in front of you, talking with you, smiling at you-and yet the person you have known and loved for years is somehow gone?" According to the Alzheimer's Association, an estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. That's one in eight older Americans. More than likely, that figure includes someone you know and love. As he chronicles his own mother's degenerative condition, New York Times best-selling writer Ken Abraham educates while offering inspiration to help readers cope with and manage their family circumstances. With humor and spiritual reminders of God's command to honor our parents, Abraham encourages readers through often-difficult responsibilities. And though in most cases patients will not recover this side of heaven, he suggests many practical things that families can do to make the experience safer, kinder, and more endurable for everyone involved. When Your parent Becomes Your Child tells the story of one family's journey through dementia while offering hope to family members and friends, that they might better understand the effects of the disease. Dont let this catch you by surprise-be informed before you face the challenges and difficulties of a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. This book can help
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Abraham, Ken
Dewey number
362.196/83
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
  • Dementia
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
When your parent becomes your child, Ken Abraham, (ebook)
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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
9780849949944
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11917000
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11917000
System control number
MWT11917000
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
When your parent becomes your child, Ken Abraham, (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
9780849949944
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11917000
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11917000
System control number
MWT11917000
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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