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  • Grain Brainby David Perlmutter; Kristin Loberg

    Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 12.99

    A #1 New York Times bestseller--t he devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy... more...

  • Reminiscence and Life Story Workby Faith Gibson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 34.95

    Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer. This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. more...

  • The Creative Arts in Dementia Careby Jill Hayes; Sarah Povey

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 29.95

    This book provides a creative map of care with easy-to-follow examples and detailed case studies. After explaining why adopting a creative approach is central to effective dementia care, the authors go on to discuss meditation, singing, movement and storytelling, describing their therapeutic benefits and giving examples of how they can be used. more...

  • Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challengesby Ian Andrew James

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 27.95

    The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour in people with dementia, and provides tried-and-tested models which aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough evaluation of the use of psychotropic medication is provided, as well as of a wide range of psychological and biopsychosocial interventions. more...

  • Creativity and Communication in Persons with Dementiaby John Killick; Claire Craig

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95

    This book describes how to develop a creative approach to the day-to-day care of people with dementia, and provides rich and varied ideas for creative activities for use with individuals or groups. The authors explain what creativity has to offer people with dementia, and how a creative approach can help to address the difficulties they face. more...

  • Ethical Issues in Dementia Careby Clive Baldwin; Julian C. Hughes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95

    This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia more...

  • Connecting through Music with People with Dementiaby Robin Rio

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 23.95

    This user-friendly book demonstrates how even simple sounds and movements can engage people with dementia, promoting relaxation and enjoyment. All that's needed to succeed is a love of music, and a desire to gain greater communication and interaction. The book provides practical advice on using music and includes a songbook of popular song choices. more...

  • 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Lossby Jean Carper

    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...

  • Remember Me, Mrs V?by Tom Valenta

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    Mother of three, Marie Valenta, was fifty-four when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The former primary school teacher had rarely experienced a day’s illness before this shattering diagnosis. Her husband, Tom, became her primary carer. He describes the daily agony of seeing his wife slowly succumb to this cruel, degenerative disease.... more...

  • How to Live Well with Early Alzheimer'sby Deborah Mitchell

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    ? Comprehensive, up-to-date information on the diagnosis and treatment of early Alzheimer?s ? Learn about the  latest therapies, safest medications, and most effective alternatives ? How to help manage and prevent memory loss through proper diet, vitamins, herbs, and simple lifestyle changes ? How to sharpen your mental skills with brain-boosting... more...