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Think about how many people need help and do not have family members to speak for them or take care of them. Think about how you can make a positive difference in someone's life: Volunteer: Become A Caregiver. Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your children from Traumatic Brain Injury. Protecting the Elderly is so vital and important. Learn the Causes and ...more
Paperback, 76 pages
Published May 18th 2011 by Xlibris Corporation
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Martha Cheves
Oct 12, 2011 Martha Cheves rated it it was amazing
Because We Care – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat and Think With Your Taste Buds

‘As the primary and only caregiver for my mom who has Alzheimer’s I have had to develop different ways to keep myself active and my mind stimulated. All too often as a caregiver you become so immersed in taking care of the needs of the person who is ill that we forget about our own. When you make the decision to care for a family member at home you are really taking on a challenge of hercule
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Aug 14, 2012 Sheila rated it really liked it


A short brochure dedicated to the team researching Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia at Montefiore, Fran Lewis’s Because we Care gives tips for caring for the sick and caring for carers too. Built on the author’s own experience caring for her mother and searching for resources to help, the book is filled with helpful lists answering simple questions in a quick inviting manner. I particularly enjoyed the practical suggestions in lists such as Kindness Tips for Volunteers—gentle reminders to
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Christoph Fischer
Oct 30, 2013 Christoph Fischer rated it it was amazing
"Because We Care" by Fran Lewis is a marvellous book and guide for carers and those who want to be.
It is mostly focused on people dealing with patients and sufferers from Alzheimers Dementia but much of the warm and heart felt advice is useful for others, too.
The author writes about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and how to proceed from here on from a personal perspective. Much research has gone into her pointers and data, reference sources and advice. Her own mother was nursed at home but Le
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Biography: Fran Lewis

Born in the South Bronx, I grew up with people from many ethnic backgrounds. I learned to play and work with children in my school that came from other countries and different places.
I was always over weight as a child and got picked on a lot by the other children in my class and even my teachers. I found it hard to do many of the sporting activities that my sister and cousi
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