Nov 10

New Book Helps Young Children Understand Dementia

By MD for Seniors

When a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s, it’s often difficult to explain its effects to young children. Books are a great way to help describe the complicated change occurring in your family member using words and pictures with which a child can more easily identify.In Jessica Shepherd’s lovely book “Grandma,” devoted grandson Oscar must deal with the emotions associated with taking his loving grandma to live in a new home where she is surrounded by people who can help take care of her. His grandmother, who suffers from dementia, has good days and bad days, and the readers are …read more

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