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  • Verwehte Erinnerungby Hemma Unterluggauer; Gabriele Vasak

    Molden Verlag 2013; US$ 9.05

    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...

  • Aus dem Schatten tretenby Helga Rohra; Elisabeth Stechl; Hans Förstl

    Mabuse-Verlag 2013; US$ 11.87

    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...

  • The Forgettingby David Shenk

    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...

  • Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mindby Emilia Bazan-Salazar

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 18.95

    Emilia C. Bazan-Salazar, R.N., B.S.N. , is founder and director of Garden Manor Alzheimer's and Dementia, a facility that provides quality care in a home environment in Las Vegas. more...

  • The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescriptionby Vincent Fortanasce

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    "The brain has a marvelous power to muster up its own internal medicine to prevent Alzheimer's disease. This book will show you how." -William Sears, M.D., author of the Sears Parenting Library series "The perfect game plan to prevent Alzheimer's disease." -Tommy Lasorda, former MLB pitcher and manager more...

  • The Wisdom Paradoxby Elkhonon Goldberg

    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...

  • Nurse to Nurse Dementia Careby Cynthia D. Steele

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 23.00

    Nursing Care for Clients with Dementia 1. Key features of dementia 2. Definition of other complicating psychiatric and medical conditions 3. Recognition and management of delirium in the person with dementia. 4. Daily care 5. The 5 D approach to behavior problems. 6. Common behavior problems, risk factors and response. 7 Creating activities... more...

  • Looking for Lionelby Sharon Snir

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 27.26

    A searingly honest yet inspirational memoir of how dementia changed a family in ways they never could have imagined. more...

  • Hearing the Person with Dementiaby Bernie McCarthy

    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...

  • Risk Assessment and Management for Living Well with Dementiaby John Keady; Catherine E. Gibb; Catherine Gibb; Charlotte L. Clarke; Heather Wilkinson

    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...