The Sunshine on My Face is a unique book that allows family members and caregivers to reconnect with someone with memory impairments caused by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Designed to be read aloud, this first-of-its-kind Two-Lap Book® inspires conversations and encourages reminiscence. Easy-to-read text and colorful pictures portray everyday activities with universal appeal. This beautiful 10th anniversary edition presents the pictures and stories that readers have come to love while introducing new content to make interactions with loved ones more meaningful. Tips on how to promote engagement with the book are provided, as well as song suggestions that can enrich the interaction with each illustration.
|ISBN: 978-1-938870-57-6||Subject Category: Family/Eldercare – Alzheimer’s and dementia|
|Price: $22.99||Length: 28 pages, full-color illustrations|
|Copyright: 2016||Trim Size: 11 x 9 ½ hardcover|
Lydia Burdick, M.A., has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology, and her career has been in human resources. She is president of her own executive search firm and communicates about making lifestyle choices that may minimize the risk of Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Lydia developed the concept of the Two-Lap Book when caring for her mother with Alzheimer’s disease.
The Sunshine on My Face, 10th Anniversary Edition, is available directly from Health Professions Press, www.healthpropress.com; toll-free (888) 337-8808; P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285. Also available through online booksellers.
Two-Lap Books® is a registered trademark of Lydia Burdick.