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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dementia, Design and Technologyby P. Topo; B. Östlund

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 145.00

    An anthology that answers a need to understand design that supports the daily life of people with dementia. It intends to support the research and development around the topic of dementia in older people, which has stressed innovation, participation in the design process, as well as technical competence and the physical environment. more...

  • The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementiasby Myron F. Weiner; Anne M. Lipton

    American Psychiatric Publishing 2009; US$ 148.00

    This text describes in detail the most common conditions and diseases leading to dementia and covers pharmacologic, behavioral, and environmental treatments. With content ranging from basic research to clinical guidance, it contains information on nearly every subject related to dementing conditions or illnesses. more...

  • Neurobiology of Dementiaby Alireza Minagar

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 204.00

    With recent advances of modern medicine, more people reach the ?elderly age” around the globe, and the number of dementia cases are ever increasing. This book is about various aspects of dementia and provides its readers with a wide range of thought-provoking sub-topics in the field of dementia. The ultimate goal of this monograph is to stimulate other... more...

  • Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementiaby Paul Edwards; Dawn Brooker; Hazel May

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a practical framework for whole person assessment of persons with dementia who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book provides photocopiable assessment forms, guidelines for carrying out assessment, and suggestions for interventions based on the profile that emerges from the assessment. more...

  • Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementiaby Deborah O'Connor; Barbara Purves

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95

    Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more...

  • Beyond Alzheimer'sby Scott D. Mendelson

    M. Evans & Company 2009; US$ 23.99

    This groundbreaking explanation of the causes and treatment of Alzheimer's disease rests on the author's belief that Alzheimer's is merely one of several types of dementia?and that in most cases dementia is avoidable. He further explains that the variousforms of dementia may well be different manifestations of the same set of underlying problems. Rather... more...

  • The Alzheimer's Projectby John Hoffman; Susan Froemke; Susan K. Golant

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 25.95

    This companion book to the HBO Documentary Films series explores the cutting-edge research on Alzheimer?s disease that is creating new hope for the future. more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...