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- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
Written by the leading authority on hormone receptors and prostate cancer, this book reveals the surprising truth about how you can prevent and treat breast cancer, prostate cancer, and Alzheimer's with testosterone and other FDA-approved drugs. For decades, doctors have sought to combat prostate cancer under the mistaken assumption that testosterone... more...
- Chicken Soup for the Soul 2014; US$ 14.95
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer?s or another form of dementia? You are not alone. With 101 encouraging and inspiring stories by others like you, this book is a source of support and encouragement throughout your caregiving journey. Alzheimer?s disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people, and this book is especially for caregivers.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2015; US$ 13.81
What to do when someone you love begins to forget. Having a loved one with memory loss is no laughing matter, but a little humour can help. With her sage advice and trademark irreverence, Joan Sauers helps to relieve the frustration of dealing with dementia sufferers while offering practical advice that will help you help them . Above all she reminds... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 27.00
Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville , or the wife of country music artist, Brad Paisley. But behind the scenes, Kim was dealing with a tragic secret: her mother, Linda, was suffering from a rare form of dementia that slowly... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95
Doll therapy can be a comforting intervention for people with dementia, but ethical issues make it a hotly debated topic. This is the first book to look closely at the issues, using theory and current research to advocate the use of dolls in therapeutic practice. With guidelines for practice, this is a must read for all dementia care professionals. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95
1. What is the difference between a healthy brain and a sick one? 2. What comparisons might be made between early childhood development and Alzheimer?s? 3. By what processes?historic, scientific, semantic, cultural?have certain forms of dementia come to be known as Alzheimer?s? 4. By holding the story of Ralph Waldo Emerson?s mental decline in... more...