Jennifer Ghent-Fuller

Biography

Jennifer Ghent-Fuller worked as a nurse in Canada for over twenty-five years, the last eleven as an educator and support counsellor for people with dementia and their families and other carers. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario), a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia), and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario). Jennifer has also worked as a volunteer in the fields of literacy and elder abuse prevention. She is now retired.

Books

Atención Especializada de la Demencia: Comprensión del Padecimiento de Demencia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
El objetivo de "Atención especializada de la demencia" es ayudar a los miembros de la familia y a otras personas que cuidan a personas con demencia a entender su mundo. Con este entendimiento, las familias han podido anticipar situaciones que las personas con demencia encontrarán como perturbadoras, y les ayudarán seriamente a desarrollar y mantener una sensación de seguridad y calma.
Comprensión del Padecimiento de Demencia
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Es importante replantear cómo se ven a las personas con la enfermedad de Alzheimer. Son personas con una visión alterada de la realidad. Están las personas cuyo comportamiento puede cambiar, según cómo nos relacionemos con ellas. A fin de saber cómo interactuar con una persona con demencia, es importante comprender lo que está padeciendo como resultado de tener demencia.
Anticipating Death: The Experience of Anticipating Death of Self in Healthy Later Life
Price: Free! Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
'Anticipating Death' describes and analyzes interviews with eight healthy older adults about their thoughts when anticipating their own future death. There are extensive quotations from the interviews in the section entitled 'Findings,' which will be of interest to many readers.
Thoughtful Dementia Care: Understanding the Dementia Experience
Series: Understanding the Dementia Experience, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,600. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An easy-to-read and sensitive portrayal of the changing world of people with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease or other diseases, and those who care for them. Offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people with dementia view many situations.
Understanding the Dementia Experience
Series: Understanding the Dementia Experience, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
(5.00 from 1 review)
This article has been available as a pdf file since 2002. In that time it has been downloaded by thousands of people and linked on many caregiver web sites. In this version, the pamphlet, 'How to Interact with a Person with Dementia (with memory loss)', which has been popular since 2000, by the same author, has been included. Also included is the table of contents of the book expansion.