Chicken Soup for the Soul: Navigating Eldercare & Dementia

Navigating eldercare can be overwhelming, especially when dealing with dementia. You’ll find what you need in these pages, with great advice from families who have been there, done that! 

 These revealing stories from family caregivers—spouses, grown children and grandchildren—share the emotional support and practical tips that you need as you navigate the world of eldercare, especially when Alzheimer’s or other dementias are part of it. You’ll feel less alone and more empowered in your new role as you help your loved ones. 

Find the help you need in these stories about: 
• Joining your family member in his or her new reality 
• Understanding and accepting Alzheimer’s and dementia 
• Tough choices—moving, driving, hiring help, finances 
• Independent living, assisted living, memory care, or staying home 
• Love, loss, romance and friendships 
• Self-care and perspective for the caregiver 
• Making your “village” and asking for help 
• Learning how to be patient and compassionate 
• Finding the humor and the blessings along the way 
• Strategies and tips that work for family caregivers 

About the Author

Amy Newmark is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Chicken Soup for the Soul has been “changing lives one story at a time”® since 1993 with more than 250 books that provide hope, inspiration, and tips for a better life. Virtually every title becomes a self-help bestseller. Each book contains 101 true, personal stories submitted by ordinary people with extraordinary experiences to share. The topics are wide-ranging, but always inspirational and entertaining, covering everything from faith and spirituality to family, marriage, pets, and overcoming challenges of all kinds. Life values such as gratitude, forgiveness, mindfulness, positive thinking, and giving back are a big part of the series, with specific self-help books that help readers of all ages, from children to the elderly.