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- 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...
- Molden Verlag 2013; US$ 9.01
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...
- Mabuse-Verlag 2013; US$ 11.81
Mit 54 Jahren wurde Helga Rohra die Diagnose Lewy-Body-Demenz gestellt. Sie stürzte in eine Depression. Als sie Anfang 2010 erstmals öffentlich über ihre Demenz sprach, tat sie das noch unter dem Pseudonym "Helen Merlin". Seitdem ist viel passiert: Helga Rohra wurde zu einer Aktivistin, die sich einmischt, um die Sache der Menschen mit Demenz... 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...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 15.50
You CAN take practical steps to avoid dementia - and this book from an Australian expert shows you how. Within twenty years, dementia is set to overtake heart disease as the number one cause of death in Australia. Recent studies show that almost half our adult population already have a family member or friend with the illness. those statistics seem... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 16.95
Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the disease. It features hundreds of exercises across an array of areas and disciplines, including arts and crafts,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 18.95
This book clearly explains what happens to communication as dementia progresses. Advocating a person-centred approach to dementia care, the author describes methods of verbal and non-verbal communication, techniques for communicating with people who cannot speak or move easily, and strategies for communicating more effectively. more...