Books as Bridges
Do you find visiting your loved one in the nursing home or assisted
living facility difficult?
Are you a caregiver of someone with memory loss?
Has memory loss come between you and your family member?
Would you like to learn to communicate differently?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place.
Let our read aloud, large print books be your guide. BOOKS AS BRIDGES is
an innovative series of photographic journals designed for families who care
for loved ones who need help communicating or reading. Caregivers use these
books as tools to encourage casual, social interaction,communication and
reminiscing. The journals provide caregivers an easy and enjoyable way to
prompt a person with memory loss to focus, think, and remember as they
There are three series: Caregiver Tools, Reminiscence and I Remember. Each title is the first volume in its
series. The pioneering team of producers at Books As Bridges recognized the need and responded by
producing practical, visually stimulating, easy to use communication tools for anyone caring for someone with
memory loss. These trail blazing tools are being used by family members, friends, attendants, nurses aids and
other professional health care providers to help make the life of a person with memory loss a little less lonely
and isolated. Millions of people with dementia are forced to communicate differently because of their disease.
They want to communicate: together we can help them. The team at Books As Bridges supports dignified
patient-centered caring by teaching caregivers how to interact differently, but realistically with people with