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Alzheimer Disease

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  • Dementiaby Claire Biernacki

    Wiley 2007; US$ 72.99

    Our perceptions of dementia and what dementia care should constitute have changed dramatically over the past 20 years.  Research has uncovered a mass of information concerning all aspects of dementia. This wealth of information should be reflected in a dramatic change, indeed a metamorphosis, in the way people with dementia are cared for. No such... more...

  • A Personal Guide to Living with Progressive Memory Lossby Prudence Twigg; Sandy Burgener

    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...

  • Dementia Careby James Grealy; Helen McMullen; Julia Grealy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99

    Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication... more...

  • Voices of Alzheimer'sby The Healing Project

    LaChance Publishing LLC 2007; US$ 9.99

    Written by those touched by the disease, this collection of more than 50 stories recounted by the spouses, victims, caregivers, friends, and family members provides a look at their journeys and serve as a companion to those currently struggling to cope with Alzheimer?s. The contributors write with candor, clarity, and humor about their experiences... more...

  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Alzheimer's Diseaseby Gayatri Devi; Deborah Mitchell

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    The director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services offers sound advice for patients and caregivers facing Alzheimer's disease. This guide covers prevention, treatment, and coping with memory loss and examines the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer's. more...

  • Alzheimer’sby Charles Atkins

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.99

    Written in an easy-to-read Q&A format, The Alzheimer’s Answer Book explains confusing medical lingo and provides straightforward answers. more...

  • Losing Clive to Younger Onset Dementiaby Helen Beaumont

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 24.95

    Clive Beaumont was diagnosed with Younger Onset Dementia at age 45, when his children were aged just 3 and 4. Clive's wife, Helen, tells of how she and the rest of the family made it through the next six years until Clive died: the challenge of continually adapting to his progressive deterioration. more...

  • Nasty, Brutish, and Longby Ira Rosofsky

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    Read Ira Rosofsky's posts on the Penguin Blog A candid, humane, and improbably humorous look at the world of eldercare In nursing homes across the country, members of the Greatest Generation are living out their last days. Life is a succession of pokes and prods, medications, TV, bingo, and, possibly, talking to Ira Rosofsky. With a compassionate... more...

  • Mother in the Middleby Sybil Lockhart

    Touchstone 2009; US$ 19.99

    Sybil Lockhart, a Berkeley neurobiologist, became a "mother in the middle" when she was pregnant with her second daughter and her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. What makes Sybil's story different, and so powerful, is that she understood the neurological processes, by turns exciting and devastating, that were taking place in the brains... more...

  • Dementia and Wandering Behaviorby Nina M. Silverstein; Gerald Flaherty; Terri Tobin

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 55.00

    Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!. Alzheimer's is quickly becoming the epidemic of the 21st century. Today, an estimated four million Americans suffer from this devastating disease. This number could explode to 14 million by the year 2050, when baby boomers come of age. Written in a clear and accessible style, Dementia and Wandering Behavior... more...