LBDA

R.O.S. Therapy System Book Offer

 
 

 

 

      

Put Your Mask On First: The Caregiver's Guide to Self-Care

Donate $25 and order here for Put Your Mask on First 
or Donate $40 and get both books here.

Caregiving is hard because it's hard. There is no other way to say it. We understand that
your timeis limited and precious. Please let us be your companion in this journey.  Let us
help you navigatethe many changes you will experience. From different roles to your new
normal, we encourage youto take care of you in order to take care
of them--you must Put Your Mask on First

Put Your Mask on First  is a ground breaking new book for caregivers.  
It is designed as a straight forward, easy to read book written to help caregivers deal
withthe changes in their loved one and their own life. That starts with learning to take
care of yourself first. The book, written by life change and quality of life experts
Dr. Gary Bradt and Scott Silknittercovers the need for caregivers to take care of themselves
first with strategies in the following areas:
  • Why you have to take care of you first
  • How to manage guilt and anger
  • Dealing with small daily changes
  • Dealing with life altering changes
  • How to ask for help
  • Pursuing your path to happiness
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Activities for the Family Caregiver: Lewy Body Dementia:
How to Engage, How to Live 

Donate $25 and order here for Activities for the Family Caregiver: 
or Donate $40 and get both books here.

Lewy Body Dementia is a challenge. Let us help you make things a little easier with
common sense and proven ideas. A unique blend of decades of activities and engagement
long term quality of life experience and two decades of caring for a loved one at home
led to the Activities for the Family Caregiver: Lewy Body Dementia: 
How to Engage / How to Live
 book. The book offers information and insight to enhance
quality of life for family caregivers.

Learn new communication and engagement strategies to improve time spent with
your loved one. Gain new insight as you learn the "how to's" and "why" techniques of
activities of daily living and leisure.  Discover how to turn daily activities and routines into
opportunitiesto start some joy. Written by nationally-recognized leaders, Activities for the
Family Caregiver:Lewy Body Dementia: How to Engage / How to Live
 provides much-needed
information to address the uniquesocial needs of those with LBD and those who care for them.

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS BOOK

  • Lewy Body Dementia Overview
  • Family, Friends and the Benefits of Activities
  • Know Your Loved One-Information Gathering and Assessment
  • Communicating and Motivating for Success
  • Customary Routines and Preferences
  • Planning and Executing Activities
  • Leisure Activity Categories - Types, Topics, and Tips
  • Activities of Daily Living - Tips and Suggestions
  • Home Preparation
  • Personal History Form