This book offers valuable information and support for teenagers who have a family member with dementia. It addresses the challenges they may face, provides practical advice, suggests ways to interact positively and assist the family member, and features stories from other young adults who know and care for people with dementia.
About the Author
Jean Rawitt is a freelance writer and a consultant for the Department of Volunteer Services at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York). For ten years, she oversaw the Varsity Volunteer Services at Mount Sinai where she developed and coordinated a program to recruit, train, supervise and mentor high-school students as volunteers on hospital inpatient units. She is the author of Volunteering: Insights and Tips for Teenagers ( R&L, 2020).