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  • Dementia Care - The Adaptive Responseby Paul T. M. Smith

    Speechmark Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 24.49

    The process of dementia makes the experience of day-to-day living an acute challenge. This could be mediated with educated and timely inputs and the caring contract negotiated to preserve both dignity and quality of life. The premise of the adaptive response model is that armed with the knowledge of human systems and their ability to adapt and adjust... 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...

  • Sexuality and Dementiaby MD Douglas Wornell

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 16.99

    The First Comprehensive Guide for Dealing with Dementia's Effect on Sex, Intimacy, and Relationships It is common for a person with dementia to exhibit inappropriate and uncharacteristic sexual behavior, including promiscuity, verbal abuse, aggression, grabbing, exhibitionism, and jealous paranoia. This behavior puts a strain on spouses and partners,... more...

  • The Preservation of Memoryby Davide Bruno

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21 st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer?s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of the health problems of old age presently confronting... more...

  • Caring for a Loved One with Dementiaby Marguerite Manteau-Rao; Kevin Barrows

    New Harbinger Publications 2016; US$ 13.95

    Caring for a Loved One with Dementia is a unique and compassionate guide that offers an effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) program to help caregivers meet their own needs and lower stress levels while caring for their loved one. Dementia is a cruel disease that can leave both the sufferer?and those who care about them?reeling. But... more...

  • The End of Memoryby Jay Ingram

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 19.73

    It has been called ?the plague of the 21st century? for its dramatic increase in numbers and the challenge it poses to health care. There are no effective treatments, merely a few drugs that promise only short-lived results. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have been robbed of their memories and ability to think clearly; while... more...

  • The Dementia Diariesby Matthew Snyman; Social Innovation Lab Kent; Angela Rippon

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 16.95

    Brie, Fred, Sarah, and Sam tell you what it's really like to care for a relative who has dementia. Funny, moving and honest, their illustrated diary entries will completely alter your understanding of dementia. The book also contains practical tips and activities for young people who have a relative with the illness. 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...

  • 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 US$ 13.90

    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! Doing... more...

  • Dementia Studiesby Anthea Innes

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 46.00

    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...