If you have a loved one in the middle or late stages of Alzheimer's disease, you know how frustrating and difficult it can be to communicate. But it's not impossible to maintain a real relationship with your friend or family member, even as his or her Alzheimer's advances.
In more than sixteen years of work with Alzheimer's patients and their families, author Judith London has learned how to 'connect the dots' of scattered information offered by people with Alzheimer's so that loved ones can understand the depth of feeling still present in them. Connecting the Dots reveals London's practical techniques for decoding the language of Alzheimer's to improve communication. With this book as your guide, you can better navigate your relationship with your loved one and keep a meaningful connection.
About the Author:
Judith L. London, Ph.D., is a psychologist licensed in New York and California who has treated people with Alzheimer's and other dementias in public long-term care facilities for more than sixteen years. She has been adjunct professor at New York University, a stress management trainer and workshop leader, and a featured columnist on addictions. London conducts seminars on Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and maintaining brain health.