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HOMETHRIVE PRESENTATION DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER'SRESOURCES/REFERENCES

ADVANCED LIFE PLANNING
AND DIRECTIVES

Peace of Mind life begins with planning ahead

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Wishes

The Five Wishes

Worksheets including advance directives and planning

Created by “Aging qith Dignity.”

http://www.goodendoflife.com

Good End of Life

Worksheets including 1) The Plan, 2) Advocates, 3) Hospital Readiness, 4) Caregiving guidelines, and 5) Last Words.

http://www.amazon.com

Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples 2016 (Updated often)

By: by Frederick Hertz Attorney (Author), Emily Doskow (Author)

Excellent guidelines for Gay Couples and what needs to be in place at end of life.

http://www.usa.gov

GENERAL SPIRITUAL

Living a loving, centered life helps prepare for anything which may occur.

How to Love. Thich Nhat Hanh. 2014.

The Four Agreements. Don Miguel Ruiz. 1997.

Attitudes of Gratitude. M.J. Ryan. 1999.

There’s A Spiritual Solution To Every Problem. Wayne W. Dyer. 2003.

Living Beautifully: With Uncertainty and Change. Pema Chodron. 2013.

DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER’S

Each person experiences Dementia/Alzheimer’s in their own way but there none-the-less a universality of experience exists.

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss. Nancy L. Mace & Peter V. Rabins. 2012.

Please Take Me Home Before Dark: One Family’s Journey With Alzheimer’s Disease. Billie J. Pate & Mary Pate Yarnell. 2006.

What the Hell Happened to My Brain? Living Beyond Dementia. Kate Swaffer. 2016.

GYROSCOPE: An Alzheimer’s Love Story. Michael Horvich. 2020

GRIEF

While living with Dementia/Alzheimer’s; there is a day to day loss grief, anticipatory grief, and as in all life eventually the grief in the death of a loved one.

Yoga for Grief and Loss: Poses, Meditation, Devotion, Self-Reflection, Selfless Acts, Ritual. Karla Helbert.

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief. Martha W. Hickman.1994.

BLOG & Two Pamphlets: Navigating GRIEF: A Beginners Guide. Anticipatory Grief: A Guide to Dealing with Impending Loss. Available at: www.whatsyourgrief.com

It’s OK that you’re NOT OK. Megan Devine. 2017

MORE ABOUT MICHAEL
CHECK OUT HIS WEBSITE

Michael has been called a “Renaissance Man.” He shares many of his interests and links online.

http://www.mhorvich.com

SITE: Michael A. Horvich

MICHAEL’S BLOG’S

http://mhorvichcares.blogspot.com

BLOG: michael a. horvich cares about alzheimer’s

Informed by Michael and his life partner Gregory’s journey with Dementia/Alzheimer’s including anecdotes, observations, practical how to, life lessons, poetry, and more. Now inactive but archives over 1,250 posts which received +/- 110,000 hits since 2010.

http://mhorvich.blogspot.com

BLOG: michael a. horvich writes

Memoirs with observations, life lessons, anecdotes, fiction, creative non-ficion, at times fictin, poetry, dealing with grief, & more.

MICHAEL’S PUBLICATIONS

Visit http://www.lulu.com and search Horvich

Click here for a link to publications

MICHAEL’S POETRY

http://www.amazon.com

Many of Michael’s poems have been informed by his and Gregory’s journey with Alzheimer’s but also include much more!

Sit With Me a While: The Collected Poetry 2000-2010

Sit With Me A While Longer: The Collected Poetry 2011-2013

MICHAEL’S DOCUMENTARY — ALZHEIMER’S: A Love Story

This award-winning documentary has played to over 90 film festivals worldwide including the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival and won over 35 awards!

Documentary can be seen on Michael’s website