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Creating moments of joy along the Alzheimer's journey / Jolene Brackey.

Brackey, Jolene, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library 616.831 BRA (Text) 33500013020706 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library 616.831 BRA (Text) 33500013020698 Main Checked out 09/11/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781557537607
  • ISBN: 1557537607
  • ISBN: 9781612494821
  • ISBN: 161249482X
  • ISBN: 9781612494838
  • ISBN: 1612494838
  • Physical Description: xiv, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publisher: West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Fifth edition, revised and expanded"--Cover.
Revision of: Creating moments of joy for the person with Alzheimer's or dementia. 2007. 4th ed.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Defining moments -- Family moments -- Challenging moments -- Transitioning moments -- Enhanced moments -- Final moments.
Summary, etc.: "In this fifth revised and expanded edition, Brackey moves beyond the challenges of Alzheimer's, offering practical advice, and focusing on creating moments of joy--while the patient may forget what was said or done, their feelings will linger on. Beginning with the first section--defining moments--she discusses signs, early stages, and understanding the person. She also switches places and makes the patient the teacher. She aims to also create moments of joy for the reader by providing carefully selected stories, quotes, and humor"--Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Jolene Brackey has shared her message of joy and inspiration with families and caregivers across North America for over twenty years. Now a sought after voice in the health care community, Brackey maintains an active speaking calendar that can be found at Passing on all she has learned from her travels and from her work with families and loved ones, her passion is to change the way people see people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Subject: Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Care.
Dementia > Patients > Care.
Quality of life.
Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Care.
Dementia > Patients > Care.
Quality of life.
Alzheimer Disease > nursing.
Alzheimer Disease > psychology.
Dementia > nursing.
Dementia > psychology.
Interpersonal Relations.
Patient Care > methods.

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