Still Giving Kisses….OT Barbara Smith's book on dealing with Alzheimer's after experience with her mother

OT Barbara Smith sent me this information about her book…it actually looked neat. Somebody needs to sponsor me so I can get to read all these books!!!! I wonder if she wrote the Recycling Therapist…the name sounds so familiar. Hmmm. I ponder.

“Still Giving Kisses”

A Guide to Helping and Enjoying the Alzheimer's Victim You Love By Barbara S. Smith M.S., OTR/L

The title of this book reflects one of the few remaining motor acts my mother
is able to perform. Yet, this is a highly significant motor act, one that symbolizes
a continuing connectedness between myself and the Alzheimer's victim I love.

I had never planned to work in the area of geriatrics. But when my mother
developed Alzheimer's disease I was thrust into the world of home care,
Medicare, assisted living and nursing homes. I read numerous books and
learned the lingo of lawyers, the health care bureaucracy and gerontology.

Mar 13, 2008 | Category: Occupational Therapy | Comments: none