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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Live and Laugh with Dementiaby Lee-Fay Low

    Exisle Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Worldwide, over 45 million people suffer with dementia. 'Live and Laugh with Dementia' explains how to make life with dementia as positive as possible. By tailoring activities to suit the needs and abilities of dementia patients, we can help them to maintain their self-identity, slow the decline of mental function, and experience happiness. more...

  • Living with Mild Cognitive Impairmentby Nicole D. Anderson; Kelly J. Murphy; Angela K. Troyer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Nurse to Nurse Dementia Careby Cynthia D. Steele

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 23.00

    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...

  • Physical Comorbidities of Dementiaby Susan Kurrle; Henry Brodaty; Roseanne Hogarth

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    A comprehensive review of the common physical conditions occurring in people with dementia with evidence-based recommendations on recognition and management. more...

  • The Preservation of Memoryby Davide Bruno

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21 st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer?s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of the health problems of old age presently confronting... more...

  • Remember When?by Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.99

    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...

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