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The ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Network is a diverse multifaith national network of clergy, laity, and faith organizations working to focus our nation’s attention on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Members share the common goals of promoting dignity, compassionate care and quality of life for individuals with dementia, and providing support for families, friends and caregivers as they work to stop Alzheimer’s by 2020.

The seventy-two contributors to Seasons of Caring represent a wide spectrum of faith traditions, including Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist and Hindu. As activists and leaders of faith communities, they are at the forefront of pastoral care for those with Alzheimer’s, eldercare issues, hospice care, and the dementia-friendly communities movement, all with a focus on spirituality and aging. Many have published previous works, and are also educators and recognized public speakers.

To learn more visit www.SeasonsofCaring.org.


Seasons of Caring
 

Meditations for Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers

Authored by ClergyAgainstAlzheimer's Network
Contributions by Jade C. Angelica, Robin Dill, Richard H. Gentzler, Steven M. Glazer, Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle, Cary D. Kozberg, Marie Marley, Benjamin T. Mast, John T. McFadden, Richard L. Morgan, Nell E. Noonan, Daniel C. Potts M.D., Ellen Woodward Potts, Linn Possell, Marty Richards MSW LCSW, Stephen Sapp, Jane Marie Thibault, Max Wallack, Don Wendorf

Winner of the 2015 Caregiver Friendly Award, Seasons of Caring offers the gifts of hope, encouragement, compassion and empathy to those on the difficult journey of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

The book is organized around themes and metaphors of seasonal transition, with each of the four seasons paralleling the various stages of life. The 141 entries open with quotes from scripture, sacred text or other inspirational text. The original writings by seventy-two authors representing a great diversity of spiritual traditions range from thoughtful meditations to poignant personal stories, moving poems and meaningful songs. Each is followed by a prayer and words of comfort and encouragement.

The book is a product of the ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Network, an interfaith national network of clergy, laity, and faith organizations working to focus attention on improved treatment, better care and a cure for dementia. It’s also an educational tool for support groups and advocates. Inspiring and uplifting, Seasons of Caring champions the dignity of all those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, and is a powerful resource in raising awareness about this disease and helping to remove its stigma.

ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s is a network of USAgainstAlzheimer’s.




Publication Date:
2014-12-06
ISBN/EAN13:
1502936135 / 9781502936134
Page Count:
179
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
7" x 10"
Language:
English
Color:
Full Color
Related Categories:
Health & Fitness / Diseases / Alzheimer's & Dementia




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