Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia: Experiencing Dementia-Honoring GodJohn Dunlop, M.D.Crossway / 2017 / Trade Paperback$13.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
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Jeanbean5 Stars Out Of 5Finding grace in the face of dementiaOctober 26, 2019JeanbeanQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Having read a slew of books on dementia, I still vote that studying this book
is very valuable. It has good suggestions for how to interact with our demented
friends/family. I passed it on but will reread it. And I purchased a copy for our
Amy MAKAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Ministered to meOctober 3, 2019Amy MAKAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5A friend recommended this book and it gave me such peace as I watch my Mom go downhill mentally. It was informative and gives helps to me as a caregiver. It was very well written and I bought one for my church library.
C5 Stars Out Of 5Finding Grace in the Face of DementiaAugust 8, 2019CQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Wonderful book! Love the way Dr. Dunlop writes, so gentle and kind. Love the precious prayers at end of every chapter. We must glorify God in our caring of dementia patients-afterall, we are all made in God's image.
Katann5 Stars Out Of 5Finding Grace in the Face of DementiaJune 22, 2019KatannA well-written book that is informative, sensitive, and touches on the disease of dementia from both a medical perspective and the day-today challenges faced by the one who suffers from it and their caregiver. The author is a geriatric physician who has a heart of compassion for the elderly, and lives out his faith in the Lord. Wish we had more physicians like him.
richard r blakeBridgman, MIAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Maintaining an Inherent Sense of God Given Dignity for the Person with DementiaOctober 25, 2017richard r blakeBridgman, MIAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia is written for families and caregivers who are meeting the challenges of loving and caring for people with dementia in ways that honor God.
Dr. John Dunlop provides the reader see people with dementia as whole persons by helping through a common understanding of dignity, a dignity rooted in God himself. These practical principles and helpful suggestions can also apply to people with cognitive impairment (intellectual development disorders) and those who have suffered brain injuries.
In thirteen, information-packed chapters Dr. Dunlap discusses the subjects of; Dementia as a disease, diagnosis and treatment of dementia, caregiving, growing through the experience, the role of the church, and end of life issues. Dr. Dunlap writes with a passion as he relates real-life stories drawn from his personal experience to illustrate these views and principles.
Dr. John Dunlap M.D. is a graduate of John Hopkins University School of Medicine and has a career in medicine for nearly 40 years. He is a board-certified in geriatrics with a Masters degree in Bioethics.
Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia is an important and helpful resource for family and professional caregivers, counselors, and pastors.
A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own.