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Sit With Me at Sundown: (NANA'S BOOKS)

Sit With Me at Sundown: (NANA'S BOOKS)

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Author: Klier, Laurette

Sit With Me at Sundown: Uplifting Poetry for the Young at Heart, Birds of a Feather: Large Format for Seniors/ Alzheimer's/Dementia (NANA'S BOOKS)

Edition: Large type / Large print

Binding: Paperback

Format: Large Print

Number Of Pages: 42

Release Date: 05-04-2021

Part Number: 9781736674376


“NANA’S BOOKS meet a long-overdue need to assist families, friends, and professionals by providing a new tool to foster meaningful engagement. These thoughtfully designed books for adults are filled with meaningful prose, poetry, lyrics and well-known sayings; each enhanced with a gorgeous photograph or artwork. These pairings spark memories for people of all ages. Together they create a natural environment to trigger recollections and stories from the past. In doing so, it allows everyone the opportunity to experience that sweet spot where you feel a true connection with another person; a sense of the power of simple joy which can be overwhelming on a heart level—in a very good way.
Kudos to LAURETTE KLIER for her brilliant book series.
I highly recommend these books which can engage all generations.”
-Lori LaBey, Founder, ALZ Speaks, #1 Alzheimer’s Influencer

“I loved reading these poems as much as my mom enjoyed hearing them. They brought happy tears to our eyes. We had a wonderful visit.”
-Mindy S., Daughter

“These books are the Swiss Army knives of engagement! I can use them with any client in any stage. Highly recommended!”
-Clifford F., RT, CDP


Nostalgic poetry brings people joyful connection with their pasts as it reaffirms identity and sense of wellbeing.
For those living with brain changes, it is an invitation back into art and literature to restore the spirit.
NANA’S BOOKS award-winning poetry series showcases short, mindfully selected, familiar poems paired with magnificent artworks to inspire reminiscence and cognitive engagement. These large-format books are ‘jewel boxes’ from yesteryear,
to be shared again and again.


NANA’S BOOKS can be enjoyed independently in early-stages, with a care partner in middle-stages,
and as a melodic read-aloud for those in later stages, palliative care and hospice.
NANA’S BOOKS soothe sundowning and transitions in all stages, and provide a beautiful picture walk at any time.


NANA’S BOOKS are created to comfort by a Certified Dementia Practitioner and literacy specialist. They are endorsed by ALZ Authors, ALZ Speaks, Understanding Neurocognitive and are the winner of a 2021 MAUDE’S AWARD for Innovation
in Alzheimer’s Care for Making Connections.

FEATURES Short, full-length poems, not poem fragments 8.5 x 11 inches to facilitate sharing and accommodate low vision Magnificent fine art images to elicit fond recollections via visual stimulation Intact melodic poetry to honor the reader, listener, and poet Thoughtful pairings of art and poetry to aid cognition Diverse, inclusive books to honor all readers Dignified content, selected to inspire and lend a sense of confidence 16 point large print, dementia-friendly font Moving, relatable images of people in all stages in life Engaging themes to delight both reader and listener Vetted content to foster meaningful conversation Caregiver friendly to take along on any virtual or in-person visit No reference to Alzheimer’s or dementia Ideal to read-aloud to individuals and/or small groups

NANA’S BOOKS are trusted resources in adult day care, memory care, clinical, hospital, pastoral, palliative,
and hospice care settings.
They are valuable tools for speech, validation, cognitive stimulation, life review and occupational therapies.


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EAN: 9781736674376

Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 8.5 x 0.1 inches

Languages: English

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