This book is my personal journey through the first year of learning to manage the day to day joys and tribulations of living with a loved one's dementia. It is a personal story which provides the foundation of the relationship that I have with my husband. It is also a journey of observation; a tale of learning and discovery, and a sharing of the coping mechanisms that worked for me. Join me as I follow the incredible workings of the human mind and learn how to find humor in the midst of heartbreak.
VICTORIA ADAMS is an accountant and financial analyst by profession. Over the years she has been involved in pottery, needlepoint, gardening and other activities that enable her to create or discover. She has been a teacher and occasional speaker. She is also a voracious reader with her most loved books being in the areas of philosophy, religion, history, archeology and anthropology. It is in these areas her husband most wanted her to publish. Perhaps now it is time.
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 inches
Who I am Yesterday: A Path to Coping with a Loved One’s Dementia by Victoria Adams is a touching account of her efforts to care for her husband through the advance of his confused mental stage. Victoria gives detailed information about practicalities of living with someone who has vascular dementia and gives realistic advice without getting bogged down in complicated medical and legal details.
~Cindy Koepp, author and teacher
An engaging and unique viewpoint on dementia care-giving. Victoria captures the reader with her capacity to communicate and relate with her loved one's changing needs. To say this is a "must read" for care-givers would be an understatement.
~ Connie Pierce, author of Letting go of the Rice
This is a must read for anyone who is affected by dementia- especially their care givers. The author makes a case for dementia and how it affects the lives of those it touches in both the good times and the difficult times. For anyone who has been a care giver, family member, friend or loved one of one with dementia he or she will relate to the stories in this book which will make you laugh and cry. The author takes you on a journey of love, of hope, and of courage.
~ Kirkland Visiting Angels
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