Saturday, February 2, 2008

Voices of Alzheimer's Named One the Best Consumer Books By Library Journal

In case you haven't heard:

Voices of Alzheimer's named one of the best consumer health books of 2007 by Library Journal: Voices of Alzheimer's: The Healing Companion; Stories for Courage,Comfort, and Strength. LaChance Publishing. (Voices of). 258p. ed. by The Healing Project. ISBN 978-1-934184-01-1. pap. $16.95. (LJ 5/1/07)

In Inside Alzheimer's, clinical social worker Pearce guides caregivers toward meaningful connection with patients. Including stories and case histories, she finishes with exercises for "working it out." Edited by a nonprofit organization that supports those living with chronic and life-threatening illness, Voices of Alzheimer's collects 40 stories bypeople touched by Alzheimer's: patients, friends, family members, and caregivers. Readers get firsthand views into the way families and professionals cope with the disease. Both books feature resource lists.

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