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- Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Two emotionally fraught and complex themes collide in this powerful, moving novel: Alzheimer?s disease and the psychological aftermath for survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp. The story chronicles the intellectual decline of Renzo, a once-brilliant Roman writer and filmmaker. Aware that he is slipping ever deeper into the haze of Alzheimer?s,... more...
- Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer?s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of ?other? dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer?s dementias. The contributors are either specialists... more...
- Molden Verlag 2013; US$ 9.45
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...
- Mabuse-Verlag 2013; US$ 12.40
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...
- Random House Australia 2015; US$ 13.16
What to do when someone you love begins to forget. Having a loved one with memory loss is no laughing matter, but a little humour can help. With her sage advice and trademark irreverence, Joan Sauers helps to relieve the frustration of dealing with dementia sufferers while offering practical advice that will help you help them . Above all she reminds... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 19.50
Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville , or the wife of country music artist, Brad Paisley. But behind the scenes, Kim was dealing with a tragic secret: her mother, Linda, was suffering from a rare form of dementia that slowly... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 20.00
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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
From a world-renowned neurologist, the first book to feature a scientifically substantiated program for the only treatment for Alzheimer's: PREVENTION Alzheimer's is a devastating and frightening disease, and as baby boomers age it's on the brink of becoming the great epidemic of the twenty-first century. Fortunately, by making proper lifestyle... more...