Activities for the Family Caregiver: Vascular Dementia: How To Engage / How To Live (Paperback)
Written specifically for family caregivers of those with vascular dementia, "Activities for the Family Caregiver - Vascular Dementia: How to Engage / How to Live" is the follow up to "Activities 101 for the Family Caregiver - Vascular Dementia." It offers information and insight to enhance quality of life through improved social interactions as well as activities of daily living, safety and general caregiver information. Learn new communications and activities strategies to improve time spent with your loved one. Gain new insights as you learn the "how to's," "why's," and techniques of activities - daily living and leisure. Discover how to turn daily activities and routines into opportunities to start some joy. Written by nationally recognized leaders in long-term care for those with physical and cognitive disabilities, "Activities for the Family Caregiver - Vascular Dementia: How to Engage / How to Live" provides much-needed information to address the unique social needs of those with vascular dementia and those who care for them. "Activities for the Family Caregiver - Vascular Dementia: How to Engage / How to Live" is just one book in a series of books from R.O.S. Therapy Systems. Whether it is Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, traumatic brain injury or some other issue, R.O.S. is here to help improve quality of life for not only the patient but also the caregiver. The Activities for the Family Caregiver book series embodies the mission of R.O.S. Therapy Systems: To improve quality of life for seniors and their caregivers through activities and education. Each book in the series was written by industry experts related to the specific topic covered and is filled with valuable information and common sense tips to help families and caregivers engage their loved one in meaningful activities. R.O.S. Therapy Systems was founded by inventor, author and speaker Scott Silknitter of Greensboro, NC in 2010 as a project to help his mother and father in a 25-year battle with Parkinson's disease and dementia. For more information about Scott or the R.O.S. family of companies, please visit www.ROSTherapySystems.com or contact us at 888-352-9788.
Scott Silknitter is the founder of R.O.S. Therapy Systems. Starting with a simple backyard project to help his mother and father with his father's Parkinson's disease and dementia, Scott has dedicated his life to improving the quality of life for all seniors (and their caregivers) through activities and education. Robert Brennan, RN, NHA, MS, CDP, is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 35 years of experience in long-term care. He is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and is Credentialed in Montessori-Based Dementia Programming (MBDP) providing general and Train the Trainer programs. Robert was responsible for the development of an Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) "Best of the Best" award-winning program for care of individuals with dementia using MBDP. He currently provides education on dementia and long-term regulatory topics. Alisa Tagg, BA, ACC/EDU, AC-BC, CDP, is a Certified Activity Consultant with a specialization in Education and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. With over 20 years of industry experience, Alisa is an authorized certification instructor for the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals. Alisa currently serves as the President of the National Association of Activity Professionals.