Taming the Chaos of Dementia: A Caregiver's Guide to Interventions That Make a Difference (Hardcover)
The dementia journey for both caregiver and patient can be chaotic and scary, and while there is no cure for dementia, there ARE interventions that can help make the journey a calmer and more comfortable one. Barbara Huelat offers practical strategies to mitigate the turbulence of dementia care.
About the Author
Barbara J. Huelat, FASID, AAHID, EDAC, is nationally recognized for work in patient-centered design. Her three decades as a design practitioner cover virtually all types, components and sizes of domestic and international healthcare, government, and VA facilities. Currently, she is Design Principal of the interiors firm Healing Design in Alexandria, VA. She is a past president of the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers. Barbara has been honored with numerous design awards for projects of excellence, as well as personal recognition for ASID, Designer of Distinction, Humanities Design Award, Luminary Award and Fellow. Huelat has authored two books: Healing Environments: Design for the Body Mind & Spirit and Healing Environments, What's the Proof? Barbara lectures frequently on a spectrum of healthcare design topics. She resides in Alexandria, VA. Sharon Pochron is faculty in the Sustainability Studies Program at Stony Brook University. She runs an environmental science laboratory and has published many peer-reviewed articles on topics ranging from caregiving for dementia to primate behavior. She has also published nature articles for kids in places like Muse magazine and Highlights for Children. She lives in Stony Brook, NY.