Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is coming soon. We have the perfect gift for your helpers and family members who want to know more about LBD.
A Caregiver’s Guide to Lewy Body Dementia, first published in 2010, has been called the LBD caregiver’s Bible, or Go-To-Book for years. And now there’s a 2nd Edition, with the newest facts as well as more information. For example, we’ve learned more about non-drug management of behaviors since the first book was written and this edition shows that. One of the complaints about the first edition was that the resource section was lacking. The resource section in this one is robust! Readers of our other books will recognize our easy-to-read but informative style using personal stories to illustrate well-researched facts.
Springer, our publisher, is offering our readers a great introductory deal, good only for two weeks, starting today. Go to the Springer website and use the code WHITWORTH20 for a 20% discount and free shipping in the continental US. There's no limit on the number of orders you can do. Therefore, in addition to the book or books your order for yourself, you can make separate orders and have Springer send books directly to distant relatives or friends. A great way to cross off some of the people on your Christmas list!
The book sells for full price on Amazon, with free shipping only if you are an Amazon Prime member. Be sure to check that you aren't buying from a 3rd person seller. The first edition is out there all over and if you get it instead of the 2nd, you may be stuck with it. Amazon is also offering a digital version but it costs almost as much as the paperback! I wouldn't bother unless you especially love digital books!
We found a few other places online that offer the book, but we'd recommend staying with Springer or Amazon where you have a better idea of what you are getting.
For more information about Lewy body disorders, read our books:
A Caregivers’ Guide to Lewy Body Dementia
Managing Cognitive Issues in Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia
Responsive Dementia Care: Fewer Behaviors Fewer Drugs
Lewy Body Dementia: A Manual for Staff
Helen and James Whitworth are not doctors, lawyers or social workers. As informed caregivers, they share the information here for educational purposes only. It should never be used instead of a professional's advice.