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H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer's Journey equips Alzheimer's caregivers with knowledge, tools, and advice for their difficult road ahead. The concepts are conveyed in an open, honest, and creative manner using original family email communications from Carol B. Amos's own journey. Carol also introduces The Caregiving Principleâ„¢: a simple approach that provides a deeper understanding of a person with Alzheimer's disease and a framework for the caregiver's role. She provides examples of how The Caregiving Principleâ„¢ helped her connect with her mother. H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer's Journey encourages caregivers to take care of themselves and provides inspiration for a less stressful, more rewarding journey.



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Carol B. Amos

Award-winning author, Carol B. Amos started her Alzheimer's journey when her mother started having memory problems. Carol has immersed herself in Alzheimer's education by reading and attending conferences, workshops, and support groups. Carol is a CARES Dementia Specialist and is Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ Plus certified. She was the winner of the 2012 "Your Favorite Memory" essay contest sponsored by the Delaware Valley Alzheimer's Association. She has a passion to share her knowledge and make the journey for Alzheimer's caregivers less stressful and more rewarding. She is also working to help eliminate Alzheimer's disease as an Alzheimer's Association volunteer, fundraiser, and advocate. Carol has a B.S. and M.Eng. in chemical engineering from Cornell University. She retired from a thirty-five-year career at The DuPont Company. She is active in her church (youth ministry, women's ministry, usher board, and construction committee) . She has been married to her husband, Alvin, for twenty years. She enjoys tennis, travel, and gardening at her home in Delaware.



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