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- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95
This book outlines some of the key issues in risk perception, assessment and management in dementia care in a way that is both practical and accessible to a wide range of practitioners. It develops an approach to risk that promotes choice for people with dementia whilst also acknowledging the complex challenges care providers face. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
Provides caregivers with compassionate strategies for dealing with the challenges related to Alzheimer's, from memory loss and behavior problems to maintaining quality of life and taking important legal steps. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 20.99
One in ten adults over 65 has some form of mild cognitive impairment or MCI--thinking problems that go beyond those associated with normal aging, but that fall short of the serious impairments experienced by people with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. This is the first book written specifically for individuals with MCI, for their loved... more...
- Diane Banks Associates 2012; US$ 7.28
Maisie Wilton, a middle aged foster mother whose family means everything to her, writes to her estranged sister Ruth to let her know that their mother has died. Impulsive Ruth, who has never quite seen eye to eye with Maisie, left her husband and two children for her Argentinian lover ten years ago and has not been in touch since. Maisie's... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 13.95
Want to keep Alzheimer?s at bay for years?ideally, forever? Prevention is the way, and this is the guide. Now in paperback and updated throughout, The Alzheimer?s Prevention Program is essential for everyone with a family history of Alzheimer?s, and for the 80 million baby boomers who worry whenever they forget someone?s name. It?s the book that... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
According to the 2009 census, more than five million people living in the United States have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. Not reported in these statistics are the fifteen million family caregivers who, in total, contribute seventeen billion hours of unpaid care each year. This book addresses the needs and challenges faced by... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
We don?t often marvel at the process of remembering?that is, until we forget. What allows us to remember, and how do we forget? Most importantly, why do we remember certain things and not others? In this e-book, Remember When? The Science of Memory, we explore what science can tell us about memory, starting with an introductory section defining what... more...