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- Touchstone 2008; US$ 20.99
A good mind knows the right answers...but a great mind knows the right questions. And never are the 10 Best Questions? more important than after the life-altering diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Drawing on cutting-edge research and advice given by experts from the Alzheimer's Association, Mayo Clinic, and UCLA's Memory Clinic and Center for... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.67
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, she teaches... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 9.99
Most people think there is little or nothing you can do to avoid Alzheimer's. But scientists know this is no longer true. In fact, prominent researchers now say that our best and perhaps only hope of defeating Alzheimer's is to prevent it. After best-selling author Jean Carper discovered that she had the major susceptibility gene for Alzheimer's,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95
For care staff looking after older people, coming up with ideas for activities to keep their residents engaged and stimulated can be challenging. The Activity Year Book solves this problem, offering week by week themed activities. It has activities relating to every important date in the calendar, encouraging discussion around these events. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 21.95
Francesco Caracciolo was a successful architect and, with his wife Federica, also worked as photo reporter for the UN, travelling extensively throughout Africa and Asia. A diagnosis of Alzheimer's put an end to their travels. With thoughtfulness and honesty, Federica shares her experience of caring for her husband during his battle with Alzheimers. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 40.00
The contributors to this volume reference a shared, longitudinal corpus of spontaneous conversation elicited in natural settings from speakers with moderate to late moderate Alzheimer's Disease, utilizing other collections as appropriate, to analyze conversation, discourse and written text by and about Alzheimer's speech. Cross-disciplinary contributions... more...
- McGraw-Hill 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, community... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00
First described by German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer in 1906, Alzheimer's disease is a terminal and degenerative form of dementia. Sadly, over a century later, there is still no known cure. Over five million Americans have Alzheimer's; by 2050, Alzheimer's is predicted to affect 1 in 85 people globally. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 213.00
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of senile dementia, affecting more than 24 million people worldwide. It is characterised pathologically by abnormally high levels of neurofibrillary tangles resulting from the accumulation of tau protein in dead and dying neurons, and by elevated numbers of senile plaques in the cortex and hippocampus... more...
- Hunter House 2011; US$ 15.95
This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimer’s risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, Voices of Experience,” composed of reflections by family members. It also provides information about new drugs approved since 1999 and the federal government’s decision to cover counseling and other... more...