“A Rose for Grandma: A Journey Through Alzheimer’s” by Christiana Egi has been released worldwide. This 62-page children’s book provides young people with valuable information about Alzheimer’s Disease, navigating their feelings when a family member is diagnosed, and how they can help their loved ones through compassion and understanding.
A Rose for Grandma (ISBN: 9781736841082) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including barnesandnoble.com and Amazon. The paperback retails for $16.99 USD. Wholesale orders are available through Ingram.
From the back cover:
Annie loves spending time with her grandparents; they’re some of her favorite people. One day she notices Grandma is acting a bit strangely, and Annie learns that her warm, creative, loving grandma has Alzheimer’s Disease. Although at first Annie is worried, as she learns more about dementia, she makes up her mind to help Grandma in any way she can.
About the author:
Christiana Egi is a Registered Nurse, Diabetes Educator, Registered Natural Health Nutritionist, Geriatric and Mental Health Specialist, mother, and grandmother. She co-hosts the biweekly podcast Forever Young with Cherrie-Marie Chu (ALS Double Play).
She has spent 10 years of her 34-year nursing career in working in the crisis unit of Canada’s largest psychiatric hospital. For the last 22 years, she has owned and operated Alexis Lodge Retirement Facilities in Toronto, Canada, a business she started with her late husband Anthony, to impact he lives of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia with a focus on providing person-centered care, putting the individuals first, and giving them a place to call home. Alexis Lodges are non-institutional home-like facilities where the residents are treated with love, respect, and dignity when they can no longer be cared for by their loved ones at home.
Christiana is a woman of faith. She uses her belief as a guide to help others appreciate the little things in life, and to be thankful for them. She has a daily goal of putting a smile on someone’s face. She applies this belief to the care that she and her awesome staff provide daily to individuals with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. She always says that love and respect are the cornerstones of caring for an individual. Christiana is determined to help eradicate the stigma around dementia and mental illness.
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