Saturday, November 16, 2019

Five titles that explore the physical & emotional impact of dementia

Emma Healey is the author of Elizabeth Is Missing and Whistle in the Dark.

At the Guardian, she tagged five books that explore the physical and emotional impact of dementia, including:
When it comes to practical help, few books can improve on psychologist Oliver James’s Contented Dementia. James argues that it is better to indulge a loved one than insist on brutal truth and make every encounter into a battle, constructing his argument through case studies that offer examples of difficulties as well as success. There is no single version of dementia, and no one prescription, but James encourages carers to respond with flexibility and love.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue