- Introduction: the importance of understanding the family's emotional and psychological experiences -- Coping with discordant views of the illness -- The defenses of the Alzheimer's family care partner -- Common emotions experienced by the family care partner -- Understanding grief in the family care partner -- Stages of grief in the family care partner -- Acceptance and moving forward -- Connecting with the Alzheimer's community -- Understanding and coping with stress in the family care partner.
- An empathic discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with dementia.
- 9781611687736 hardcover alkaline paper
161168773X hardcover alkaline paper
9781611687446 paperback alkaline paper
1611687446 paperback alkaline paper
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214) and index.
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