Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenge

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Jun 7 2022 • 1 hr 1 min


Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease with Stephen G. Post Ph.D. How do we approach a "deeply forgetful" loved one so as to notice and affirm their continuing self-identity? For three decades, Stephen G. Post has worked around the world encouraging caregivers to become more aware of―and find renewed hope in―surprising expressions of selfhood despite the challenges of cognitive decline. In this book, Dr. Post offers new perspectives on the worth and dignity of people with Alzheimer's and related disorders despite the negative influence of "hypercognitive" values that place an ethically unacceptable emphasis on human dignity as based on linear rationality and strength of memory Stephen G. Post, PhD, is the bestselling author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Happier, Healthier Life by the Simple Act of Giving. The British Medical Journal designated his book, The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease, a medical classic of the 20th century. Post is among a handful of individuals awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the national Alzheimer's Association. In 2001 he founded the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, which researches and distributes knowledge on kindness, giving, and spirituality. For more information visit: stephengpost.com *************************************************** For more information about BITEradio products and services visit: http://www.biteradio.me/index.html To view the photography of Robert at: rpsharpe.picfair.com