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Member Showcase: July 2015

 

Ronda Parsons

Author of

Creating Joy & Meaning for the Dementia Patient

 

Tune in to XTRA 99.1FM to hear the Author interviewed by Neal Steele on CBW's Second Monday monthly broadcast, July 13th at about 8:05AM. If you miss the live broadcast, play the podcast here.

 

 

About the Book

 

Creating Joy & Meaning for the Dementia Patient offers a positive and innovative approach to dementia care. As the disease progresses, the patientís world grows smaller and smaller. Time for them no longer consists of week, days, or even hours. Eventually they cognitive life is reduced to small increments of time, mere moments of memory. By understanding this and seeing the world through the eyes of the sufferer, the caregiver is better able to create an environment of mutual joy and contentment. 

Based on ten years of caregiving experience, the techniques offered here honor the patientís individuality, interest, and previous accomplishments. This approach is fresh and inspirational, and recounts a personal journey, filled with relatable experiences that readers will find uplifting and brimming with hope. But most importantly, it honors the unique individual that still resides deep inside every dementia patient by offering techniques enabling them to continue to experience the simple joys of everyday life.

 

 

About the Author

 

Ronda Parsons worked for many years as a Sales Manager and Sales Department Manager for two fortune 500 companies. However, from an very early age her first love has always been writing. During her corporate years many of her essays were published in various magazines and newspapers. When her mother-in-law was diagnosed with dementia, she became focused on her care and well-being. Soon she decided that her experience and approach could be of benefit to other caregivers. Her book 'Creating Joy & Meaning for the Dementia Patient' received an Honorable Mention at the New York Book Festival and stands as proof that it is never to late to fulfill a life-long dream.
 

 

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