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  • An Unintended Journeyby Janet Yagoda Shagam

    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...

  • 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...

  • Dementia Essentialsby Jan Hall

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.91

    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 first-hand... more...

  • Activities for Older People in Care Homesby Sarah Crockett

    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...

  • Slow Dancing with a Strangerby Meryl Comer

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99

    A New York Times Bestseller Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer?s advocate Meryl Comer?s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband?s battle with Alzheimer?s disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction.... more...

  • The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Familyby Robert B. Santulli MD; Kesstan Blandin PhD

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia more...

  • Before I Forgetby B. Smith; Dan Gasby; Michael Shnayerson; Rudolph E. Phd Tanzi

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 25.00

    ?I know where I?m going. I?m still myself. I just can?t remember things as well as I once did. So on short trips, I work hard not to be confused. I?ll say to myself, What are we going to do? How long are we staying? It?s like I?m talking to my other self?the self I used to be. She tells me, This is what we need to buy?not that. I?m conscious... more...

  • Anti-Ageing Medicines: The Facts, What Works and What Doesn'tby Dr. Marios Kyriazis Author

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 9.99

    In this detailed and indispensable guide, Dr Kyriazis also provides realistic and easy-to-follow advice on the prevention of a wide range of age-related problems using a combination of lifestyle guidelines and recommended medication. Today we are all increasingly aware that many facets of the ageing process and many chronic conditions often associated... 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...

  • The Dementia Caregiverby Marc E. Agronin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    Alzheimer?s and related forms of dementia are on the rise, and the need for competent caregivers will grow alongside the increased rates of diagnoses. This book focuses on what caregivers need to know to help manage the medical, physical, emotional, and practical needs of their charges, as well as themselves. more...