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- Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 27.26
We are at the beginning of a new scientific revolution. Dramatic life extension - even age reversal - has moved from science fiction to real possibility. The Telomerase Revolution reveals the latest research on human ageing and the enzyme telomerase which is starting to be used to slow the rate at which our cells - and we - age. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
Exploring issues related to person-centred care for people with dementia, this new edition of a bestselling book shows how to provide care services that enable people to live well. The book looks at working in a person-centred way from diagnosis to end-of-life care, referencing recent developments and applications of the VIPS model. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95
Drawing on her own experiences, Kate Swaffer explores the daily challenges faced by those diagnosed with young onset dementia. Challenging the notion of 'prescribed disengagement', Kate offers a fresh perspective on how to live well with dementia, and how family, friends and dementia care professionals can support people post diagnosis. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95
Overflowing with creative activities, this accessible toolkit is an invaluable resource for carers and relatives who hope to support and communicate effectively with people with dementia. Portraits, parlour games, puppets and more can be used to build relationships with people who may no longer be able to rely upon words and memories. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 12.95
When Pete started hallucinating clowns in the corner his son knew something wasn't quite right. Here, Alex Demetris draws on his father's experience of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) to shed light on the condition. Exploring both physical and mental changes, this comic shows how LBD symptoms affect people with the condition and their loved ones. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 302.95
Most textbooks on neurodegenerative disorders have used a classification scheme based upon either clinical syndromes or anatomical distribution of the pathology. In contrast, this book looks to the future and uses a classification based upon molecular mechanisms, rather than clinical or anatomical boundaries. Major advances in molecular... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 91.99
This book focuses on language and communication issues with older people with mental health problems. Radically revised and updated from the authors’ earlier book, “Communication Disability and the Psychiatry of Old Age”, this book recognizes that language and communication is not just the business of speech and language therapy... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 205.00
The later stages of dementia are as important, if not more so, as the earlier stages, since they harbour unique characteristics and events, which profoundly affect the lives of patients and their carers. Severe dementia has not had a high profile in the clinical literature as until recently prognosis was poor and there were few beneficial interventions.... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95
This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 24.95
This book provides practical guidance for coping with progressive memory loss, and includes examples of real people who have faced similar challenges. These stories highlight both good and bad ways to deal with the problems that arise, and are also useful for describing the experiences of memory loss to friends and family. more...