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  • Your Best Brain Everby Michael S. Sweeney; Cynthia R. Green

    National Geographic Society 2013; US$ 16.95

    National Geographic presents a comprehensive guide to fighting mental decline. With cutting-edge neuroscience, information about Alzheimer's, fascinating case studies, and tips to fight brain aging symptoms such as slower mental acuity and "senior moments," this smart, engaging guide will help keep your memory sharp and your mind active. Fun, age-defying... more...

  • Memory Lessonsby Jerald Winakur

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 11.99

    The story of becoming a doctor, and being a son. Jerald Winakur is a doctor who cares for, and about, the elderly. Dedicated and compassionate, he's a surrogate son to many. And yet, all his years of service helping patients and their families adjust to the challenges of aging did not prepare him for becoming father to his own father, who had become... more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    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...

  • Verwehte Erinnerungby Hemma Unterluggauer; Gabriele Vasak

    Molden Verlag 2013; US$ 10.79

    Weltweit leiden etwa 36 Millionen Menschen an Demenz ? Tendenz steigend! Die Diagnose verändert auch das Leben aller Bezugspersonen des Kranken radikal. Wie leben Menschen, die unter Demenz leiden, was denken und was fühlen sie? Die Autorin zeichnen die ?kleine Welt? der Patienten nach ? aus ärztlich-medizinischer und aus emotio­nal-literarischer... more...

  • Broken Cupby Margaret Gibson

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    Broken Cup brings breathtaking eloquence to what Margaret Gibson describes as "traveling the Way of Alzheimer's" with her husband, poet David McKain. After his initial and tentative diagnosis, Gibson suspended her writing for two years; but then poetry returned, and the creative process became the lightning rod that grounded her and presented a path... more...

  • What If It's Not Alzheimer's?by Gary Radin; Lisa Radin; Murray Md Edd Grossman

    Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer?s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of ?other? dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer?s dementias. The contributors are either specialists... more...

  • After Auschwitz: A Love Storyby Brenda Webster

    Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Two emotionally fraught and complex themes collide in this powerful, moving novel: Alzheimer?s disease and the psychological aftermath for survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp. The story chronicles the intellectual decline of Renzo, a once-brilliant Roman writer and filmmaker. Aware that he is slipping ever deeper into the haze of Alzheimer?s,... more...

  • The Forgettingby David Shenk

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95

    Afflicting nearly half of all persons over the age of 85, Alzheimer?s disease kills nearly 100,000 Americas a year as it insidiously robs them of their memory and wreaks havoc on the lives of their loved ones. It was once minimized and misunderstood as forgetfulness in the elderly, but Alzheimer?s is now at the forefront of many medical and scientific... more...

  • The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescriptionby Vincent Fortanasce

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 15.00

    From a world-renowned neurologist, the first book to feature a scientifically substantiated program for the only treatment for Alzheimer's: PREVENTION Alzheimer's is a devastating and frightening disease, and as baby boomers age it's on the brink of becoming the great epidemic of the twenty-first century. Fortunately, by making proper lifestyle... more...

  • The Wisdom Paradoxby Elkhonon Goldberg

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00

    The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...