Introducing my Alzheimer's Caregivers Book . . .

A Healing Hug for Alzheimer's Caregivers by Elizabeth Postle

Are you struggling with grief, at the same time as coping with the day to day demands of a loved one with Alzheimer's? 

Then this practical Alzheimer's caregivers book is written especially for you.  Most carers don't look after themselves as well as the loved one they are caring for.  Is that you?  Then let me encourage you and guide you with emotional and practical support. You are doing a wonderful job and you deserve a medal!

My book aims to nurture you and help you by demonstrating the best practical coping techniques so that you can have quality time with your loved one as well as the inevitable stress.   I have covered all the essential day to day problems, as well as tackling the topics of grief and how to look after yourself too. 

It is also a perfect resource for Alzheimer's Caregiver's training.  

What people are saying about the book: 

"A warm, helpful, lovely book. Thank you Elizabeth."

"Thank you Elizabeth for your positive, hopeful energy. It reaches through the pages and across the continents."

"Elizabeth has written this easy to read book from her heart with love for every person suffering any form of dementia."

"One of the best Alzheimer books I've read!"

"Highly recommended".  

Read more testimonials here



A Healing Hug for Alzheimer's Caregivers:
all about caring, grieving and making life better

A Healing Hug for Alzheimer's Caregivers - book

The author, Elizabeth Postle, (writer of this website) left home at 16 to become a nurse and ended her 45 year career running her own nursing home.  She nursed many dementia patients and helped many families during her long career.  Read more about the author here. 

Watch this talk by Elizabeth Postle about her life as a nurse, and her experiences with Alzheimer's

Some of the questions you may have:

  • How do I cope with problems like wandering or aggression?
  • What activities are best for for my loved one? 
  • Is this grief I'm feeling for my loved one? 
  • Where can I find help?
  • How do I find respite care?
  • How can I bear to put my relative into a nursing home?

These questions and many more are answered in "A Healing Hug for Alzheimer's Caregivers". The book is a practical guide for caregivers, covering many of the daily problems encountered. It also helps with the grief and stress which is inevitable for anyone with a family member suffering from Alzheimer's disease. An interview with a caregiver gives some useful insights into some of the main challenges of caring for a sufferer at home.  


Some of the contents include:

ALZHEIMER’S SYMPTOMS
GETTING A DIAGNOSIS
ALZHEIMER’S STAGE BY STAGE
GRIEVING FOR A RELATIVE WITH ALZHEIMER’S OR DEMENTIA
UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER’S BEHAVIOUR PATTERNS
COMMUNICATION
SUPPORT FOR ALZHEIMER’S SUFFERERS LIVING ALONE
ALZHEIMER’S HOME CARE
ACTIVITIES FOR ALZHEIMER’S SUFFERERS
HOW TO FIND RESPITE CARE
THE MAJOR CHALLENGES
WHEN IT’S TIME TO FIND A CARE HOME
INTERVIEW WITH AN ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER


Order "A Healing Hug for Alzheimer's Caregivers" by Elizabeth Postle in paperback from your local bookshop

or:

YOU CAN BUY A PAPERBACK ONLINE AND HAVE IT POSTED TO YOU ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD - GO TO NUMBER 1. BELOW.  

OR: 

YOU CAN BE READING MY BOOK ONLINE WITHIN MINUTES ON YOUR COMPUTER, IPHONE, IPAD OR KINDLE READER.  SEE NUMBER 2.   


1. A paperback copy which will be posted to you from Amazon.com

Read reviews and order paperback from Amazon USA

Order paperback from Amazon UK 

Read a sample and order paperback

2. Kindle version from Amazon.com.  You need a kindle reader to read this online version, and you can download a reader for free for your laptop or PC here. 


Click on the image for the Kindle version


You can also order from most online book retailers or order at your local library.  

RElated Pages: 

Understanding Alzheimer's Behaviours

What to do about Sundown Syndrome

7 Warning Signs You Have Alzheimer Spouse Grief

> > Alzheimer's Caregivers Book

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