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- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99
Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer?s advocate Meryl Comer?s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband?s battle with Alzheimer?s disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction. When Meryl Comer?s husband... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95
Afflicting nearly half of all persons over the age of 85, Alzheimer?s disease kills nearly 100,000 Americas a year as it insidiously robs them of their memory and wreaks havoc on the lives of their loved ones. It was once minimized and misunderstood as forgetfulness in the elderly, but Alzheimer?s is now at the forefront of many medical and scientific... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 18.95
Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the disease. It features hundreds of exercises across an array of areas and disciplines, including arts and crafts,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 15.00
From a world-renowned neurologist, the first book to feature a scientifically substantiated program for the only treatment for Alzheimer's: PREVENTION Alzheimer's is a devastating and frightening disease, and as baby boomers age it's on the brink of becoming the great epidemic of the twenty-first century. Fortunately, by making proper lifestyle... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 22.00
Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague! From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families. Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 18.95
This book clearly explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses. Advocating a person-centred approach to dementia care, the author describes methods of verbal and non-verbal communication, techniques for communicating with people who cannot speak or move easily, and strategies for communicating more effectively. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95
This book outlines some of the key issues in risk perception, assessment and management in dementia care in a way that is both practical and accessible to a wide range of practitioners. It develops an approach to risk that promotes choice for people with dementia whilst also acknowledging the complex challenges care providers face. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 16.01
If you drink apple juice with cinnamon, look after your gums, read, dance and take an aspirin a day - you are well on your way to preventing Alzheimer's disease. When bestselling author Jean Carper discovered she had the Alzheimer's gene, she was determined to find out if there was anything she could do to help herself. In this book,... more...