A compassionate, hopeful look into the bewildering world of dementia. Offering a personal glimpse of how one elderly couple dealt with this devastating disease, Morse shares essential information and biblically based pointers to help caregivers maintain the individual's personhood while they live with, assist, and spiritually support dementia sufferers. 256 pages, softcover from Monarch.
Dementia affects 35 million people worldwide. Until recently, dementia sufferers were considered lost people in a living body. But thanks to a better understanding of how the brain works and how it is affected by dementia, experts and caregivers have developed a new method of caring that can help maintain the individual's personhood.