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Alzheimer Disease

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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$ 3.99

    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 can tell us about memory, starting with an introductory section defining what... more...

  • Dementia Essentialsby Jan Hall

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.33

    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... more...

  • Genetic Variants in Alzheimer's Diseaseby Kevin Morgan; Minerva M. Carrasquillo

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia. The disease is characterised by the loss of synapses and neurons in the cerebral cortex and certain subcortical regions. In the last three years, the genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease has made significant advances; in fact, one could argue more than in the previous two decades. ... more...

  • Activities for Older People in Care Homesby Sarah Crockett

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1970; 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...

  • Thinking Through Dementiaby Julian C. Hughes

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    With a rapidly expanding elderly population, there has been a marked increase in the incidence of dementia, and this dreadful, debilitating illness now affects - directly or indirectly - millions of people across the world. Dementia throws up a number of particular clinical, ethical, and conceptual problems, which mostly reflect complicated evaluative... more...

  • 100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer'sby Jean Carper

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 16.33

    If you drink apple juice with cinnamon, look after your gums, read, dance and take an aspirin a day - you are well on your way to preventing Alzheimer's disease. When bestselling author Jean Carper discovered she had the Alzheimer's gene, she was determined to find out if there was anything she could do to help herself. In this book,... more...

  • Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer'sby Lauren Kessler

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 24.95

    Previously published in HC as Dancing With Rose One journalist?s riveting?and surprisingly hopeful? in-the-trenches view of Alzheimer?s Nearly five million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer?s. Like many children of Alzheimer?s sufferers, Lauren Kessler, an accomplished journalist, was devastated by the disease that seemed... more...

  • Measure of the Heartby Mary Ellen Geist

    Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99

    Mary Ellen Geist decided to leave her job as a CBS Radio anchor to return home to Michigan when her father's Alzheimer's got to be too much for her mother to shoulder alone. She chose to live her life by a different set of priorities: to be guided by her heart, not by outside accomplishment and recognition. The New York Times wrote a front page... more...

  • I'm Still Hereby John Zeisel

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    A revolutionary new approach to Alzheimer?s care, focusing on a patient?s strengths to maintain connections with others and the world There currently is no cure for Alzheimer?s disease? though it can be treated. For the last fifteen years, John Zeisel, Ph.D. has spearheaded a movement to treat Alzheimer?s non-pharmacologically by focusing on... more...