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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Activity Year Bookby Anni Bowden; Nancy Lewthwaite

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    For care staff looking after older people, coming up with ideas for activities to keep their residents engaged and stimulated can be challenging. The Activity Year Book solves this problem, offering week by week themed activities. It has activities relating to every important date in the calendar, encouraging discussion around these events. more...

  • Take Your Oxygen Firstby Leeza Gibbons; James Huysman; Rosemary DeAngelis Laird

    LaChance Publishing LLC 2009; US$ 9.99

    Designed for those giving care to individuals with Alzheimer?s disease and other memory loss disorders, this informative and inspiring guide explores how to take care of oneself in order to meet the challenges of giving care to another. Heartfelt, candid accounts by television host Leeza Gibbons and the members of her family—who cared for Leeza?s... more...

  • Dementia Studiesby Anthea Innes

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 53.00

    Lively and critical study of the main approaches to Dementia Studies, examining current principles and ideologies as well as presenting alternative ideas for future care and understanding. more...

  • Save Your Brain: The 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharpby Paul Nussbaum

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 16.95

    Expert advice on how to ward off memory loss and dementia Beginning with a diagnostic quiz to help you determine your overall brain health, and ending with meal plans and recipes for a brain boosting diet, Save Your Brain is an easy-to-follow comprehensive guide to getting the brain in the best shape possible, and keeping it there-for life! ... more...

  • The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes On Alzheimer'sby Maria Shriver

    Free Press 2010; US$ 12.99

    The Shriver Report: A Woman?s Nation Takes on Alzheimer?s will be the first comprehensive multi-disciplinary look at these questions at this transformational moment. The Report will digest the current trends in thinking about Alzheimer?s, examine cutting-edge medical research, look at societal impacts, and include a groundbreaking and comprehensive... more...

  • Contented Dementiaby Oliver James

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 18.91

    Dementia is a little understood and currently incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. Contented Dementia - by clinical psychologist and bestselling author Oliver James - outlines a groundbreaking and practical method for managing dementia that will allow both sufferer and carer to maintain... more...