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Author/editor Kathy Laurenhue is known for her reader-friendly, upbeat writing style. You will especially appreciate ideas and answers you can instantly use and advice that is both palatable and compassionate. A great deal of the material Kathy created for her monthly newsletter in the 1990s has been updated and reorganized in the following companion books:

Alzheimer's Basic Caregiving BookAlzheimer's Basic Caregiving - an ABC Guide.

As suggested by its title, this covers basic information on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, patterns of progression, the logic behind behaviors and communication issues.

Alzheimer's Basic Caregiving

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Guide for Alzheimer's Care BookActivities of Daily living -
an ADL Guide for Alzheimer's Care

This book focuses on bathing, dressing, grooming, continence care, nutrition and hydration.

Activities of Daily living -
an ADL Guide for Alzheimer's Care

Price $7.95 plus shipping & handling - SALE

Extra bargain!

Because this book covers ADL's – dressing, bathing and related procedures – it makes a great staff training guide for improving the care given for activities of daily living. We have extra copies of this book, and are selling it at just $5/copy. (Regular price is $7.95 – giving you a savings of nearly 40%

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Alzheimer's Basic Caregiving - an ABC Guide
and Activities of Daily Living - an ADL Guide for Alzheimer's Care

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alz bookKathy Laurenhue’s Getting to Know the Life Stories of Older Adults: Activities for Building Relationships from Health Professions Press, comes with a CD and features nine in-depth group exercises and more than 30 informal mini-exercises covering broad topics such as individuals' backgrounds, personal preferences, and social history. Games, discussion, storytelling, and other interactive methods are used to reveal participants' unique characteristics, experiences, and interests. Many of the fascinating activities are adaptable to people with dementia. Click here to order directly from Health Professions Press.

MindPlay Connections™ is our core product:

MindPlay Connections™ is a series of family-friendly, printable trivia quizzes, word games, discussion topics and reminiscence/imaginative exercises that are currently offered in downloadable form according to themes (pets, love, inventions, holidays . . .) Each title offers 25 – 35 pages and is packed with 12 – 20 exercises, almost all of which are meant to make you smile! Print out a page at a time or the whole publication.

  1. Order individually in our store for only $6.95 each.
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Multiple purchase booklet discounts

Purchase 6 - 9 today (mix & match) and get 1 FREE! Just enter the words "1freebooklet" when asked for the CODE during checkout!

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Cheerful Thoughts for Stressful Days

This is a terrific pick-me-up for down days. It provides keys for tapping into your emotional intelligence with more than a dollop of humor. Sure to make you and others smile. Order now for only $2.99.


Driving and Dementia

Driving and dementia is a challenging issue for nearly everyone who interacts with people with dementia. This booklet provides practical advice on:

  • recognizing when a driver is unsafe
  • suggestions for handling the issue of keeping an unsafe person from driving
  • how to enlist the help of physicians and others
  • an overview of continuing challenges
  • additional resources

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Improv Wisdom

Great ideas for using the principles of improvisational theatre and applying them to caregiving. This short booklet provides practical tips while it makes you smile. A terrific training resource, too. Order now for only $2.99.

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