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- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
Remember When? The Science of Memory by the Editors of Scientific American 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... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
Alzheimers Disease is the most common form of dementia. The disease is characterised by the loss of synapses and neurons in the cerebral cortex and certain subcortical regions. In the last three years, the genetics of Alzheimers Disease has made significant advances; in fact, one could argue more than in the previous two decades. ... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
With a rapidly expanding elderly population, there has been a marked increase in the incidence of dementia, and this dreadful, debilitating illness now affects - directly or indirectly - millions of people across the world. Dementia throws up a number of particular clinical, ethical, and conceptual problems, which mostly reflect complicated evaluative... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 23.00
Learn dementia care from an experienced colleague! From a senior faculty member of the Copper Ridge Institute comes peer-to-peer guidance on how you can give the best possible care to dementia patients and their families. Part of McGraw-Hill's Nurse to Nurse series, this title includes PDA download of the entire text, vignettes, nursing alerts... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.01
If you drink apple juice with cinnamon, look after your gums, read, dance and take an aspirin a day - you are well on your way to preventing Alzheimer's disease. When bestselling author Jean Carper discovered she had the Alzheimer's gene, she was determined to find out if there was anything she could do to help herself. In this book,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 15.01
When a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, many family members assume new roles as carers, helping their relative to remain safe, happy and as independent as possible. Dementia Essentials is a practical, realistic and reassuring guide to help you and the person with dementia on the journey ahead. Written by a real carer with... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 14.99
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...
- 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 2013; US$ 19.95
When tasked with providing activities for older people in care, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are positive and person-centred? What can you actually do? Offering advice, encouragement and a wealth of practical suggestions, this is an indispensable companion for carers. more...