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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$ 19.18

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Gift of Alzheimer'sby Maggie La Tourelle; Neale Donald Walsch

    Watkins Media 2015; US$ 8.99

    Alzheimer?s effects more than 5 million people worldwide, causing pain not only to its sufferers, but to their loved ones as well. In her groundbreaking book, The Gift of Alzheimer?s (Watkins, April 2015) holistic therapist and healthcare expert Maggie La Tourelle describes the treasures that were unlocked to her as she journeyed with her ailing... more...

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

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 25.00

    Supermodel, restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven, B. Smith is struggling with a tag she never expected to add to that string: early onset Alzheimer's patient. Working with Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Shnayerson, B. and her husband, Dan, unstintingly share B.'s unfolding story. Crafted... more...

  • Are the Keys in the Freezer?by Patricia Woodell; Brenda Niblock; Jeri Warner

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    Are the Keys in the Freezer? is an artful blend of practical advice and the compelling story of a family's search for the right care for their mother with dementia. This well-researched book is a must-read for families in the US looking for resources and ideas about care facilities, hospices, finances and costs of care, advance directives and other... more...

  • Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementiaby Elizabeth MacKinlay; Corinne Trevitt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Putting research into practice, this book presents a practical guide to spiritual reminiscence with older people living with dementia. Clear, step-by-step instructions for planning and hosting sessions are accompanied by important information on what spiritual care actually is, and its importance in caring for older people with dementia. more...