When my father was first diagnosed with Alzheimeras, I read and researched everything I could get my hands on about the disease. Right off the bat I could tell if it was written by a physician, pharmaceutical company or even a nursing home. When caregivers are looking for help, the last thing they need is medical text so complex they already forgot what they read by the time itas laid back down. This is what got me started on writing about common sense caregiving, which turned into a weekly column and now into this book. My goal is to make this book as acaregiver friendlya as possible. Sharing my triumphs and hardships from my plus three-thousand day campaign in dealing with the disease of Alzheimeras and the world of memory-impairment. Gary Joseph LeBlanc is a columnist, speaker and book dealer from Spring Hill, Florida. He was the primary caregiver of his beloved father stricken with Alzheimeras disease for nearly the past decade. LeBlancas weekly column appears in the Hernando Today, a Tampa Tribune Publication and other health publications. His writings offer insight and hope through his own journey of caregiving, dealing with the memory-impaired, given in a caregiver friendly manner.... difference to him. as long as a constant assortment of questions flowed through the air, his mind was kept active, searching for answers. i recall him sitting at our kitchen table playing solitaire, with aJeopardya pulsating in the background, ... The fact that he was stimulating a few brain cells is what matters. in todaya#39;s world, the ever-present living room box can easily be hooked up to a Wii game console.
|Title||:||Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness|
|Author||:||Gary Joseph LeBlanc|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2011-06-02|