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- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 23.00 US$ 20.12
A unique "mentor in a pocket" handbook covering one of the most emotionally-trying experiences nurses face From the co-director of Johns Hopkins University's neuropsychiatry clinic and senior faculty member at the Copper Ridge Institute comes the first pocket-sized reference for generalist nurses on care for patients with dementia, one of the most... 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 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 2012; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
This book is for individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), their loved ones, and health care professionals who care for these patients. The text is loaded with up-to-date, scientifically substantiated knowledge about what MCI is, how it affects people, and how to take a proactive approach to health and wellbeing for living with MCI. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 2.80
Britain like the rest of the developed world is in the grip of a silent plague. Its thousands of victims can no longer make sense of the world and are contained for their own safety in fading Victorian piles and nondescript redbrick detention centres around the country. For them the present is a foreign country and the past a lost continent. There... more...