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Intouch : In Touch Summer 2011-12
20 IN TOUCH SUMMER 2011 DVD Active Living Links: Keeping Active to Enjoy Life This DVD helps you keep your body and brain active. Section one includes easy-to-do exercises to help keep you strong, supple and stable on your feet. Section two includes fun brainteasers to stimulate your brain and liven up your thinking. JOURNAL Activities Directors' Quarterly volume 12 number 2, 2011 This issue focuses on the diffcult challenge of providing meaningful activities to ensure quality of life for people with dementia. In a recent national survey, 79 per cent of respondents called Activities Directors' Quarterly a 'must have' for activities and program directors who work with people with dementia on a daily basis. Each issue is a virtual treasure trove of activities, lesson plans, program developments, latest ideas and techniques, all in a user-friendly format. BOOK Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope While Coping With Stress and Grief by Dr Pauline Boss This is a new kind of caregiving book, with research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia. It's not about the usual techniques; it's about how to manage ongoing stress and grief. Dr Boss helps caregivers cope with 'ambiguous loss' and outlines seven guidelines to stay resilient while caring for someone who has dementia. The book also offers approaches to understand and cope with the emotional strain of caregiving. RESOURCES CROSSWORD ALZNSW LIBRARY LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES COORDINATOR MICHELLE DE MARI SHARES A FEW OF HER CURRENT FAVOURITES FROM THE ALZNSW LIBRARY'S WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE. 1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Across 1 Meet as arranged 6 Curly-horned goat 10 Harvest 11 Mammal carried in pouch 12 Venerating 14 Paging device sound 16 Slow discharge 18 Twister 20 If 22 Cater to 23 Chat show hostess, ... Lake 25 Protest posters 28 Result 29 Fire 31 Foam 32 Big Apple natives (3,7) Down 1 Shafts of light 2 Formerly known as 3 Snooker champ, ... Charlton 4 Dracula is one 5 Vertical 7 Groom's partner 8 Percussion instruments 9 Totalled 13 Elude (capture) 15 Hair-grooming fans (4-6) 17 Religious non-believers 19 Fell ill 21 Take over from 22 Absurdly 24 Belief 26 Yellowish-brown shade 27 Bunks 30 Chopping tool NEED ASSISTANCE? NOT SURE WHAT YOU WANT? ASK THE LIBRARY! Monday to Friday 9am--4pm E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: (02) 9888 4218 Keep up to date with all new items in the Library, including books, DVDs and journal articles by visiting the Library News blog. W: www.alzheimersnswlibrary.blogspot.com Choose from more than one million general titles, as well as a wide range relating to dementia and Alzheimer's disease, at the Alzheimer's Australia Online Bookshop. W: www.alz.seekbooks.com.au T: (02) 8206 9035 Alzheimer's Australia Online Bookshop provides an easy way to purchase resources relating to dementia and Alzheimer's disease, as well as more than one million general titles. W: www.alz.seekbooks.com.au T: (02) 8206 9035
In Touch Issue 78
In Touch Autumn 2012