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  • The Dementia Caregiverby Marc E. Agronin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 34.00

    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$ 13.55

    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 New Science of Consciousnessby Paul L. Nunez

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    This book explains in layperson's terms a new approach to studying consciousness based on a partnership between neuroscientists and complexity scientists. The author, a physicist turned neuroscientist, outlines essential features of this partnership. The new science goes well beyond traditional cognitive science and simple neural networks, which are... 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...

  • Dementia Poemsby Iris Therese Smith Reid

    Andrews UK 2016; US$ 6.49

    Iris Therese Smith Reid wrote these poems along the way while looking after a husband who suffers from dementia and sickness. They were inspired by some of the things he has done and said while Iris has been his carer (for the last seven years now), his wife and his lifeline. Since her husband was diagnosed with dementia Iris has kept a journal recording... more...

  • How to Involve People with Dementiaby Nada Savitch; Rachael Litherland; Steve Milton

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on the need for people with dementia to be involved with the decisions that affect their quality of life, this book presents creative and innovative methods to help professionals enable involvement. Including ideas that span all aspects of dementia care and services, this book also offers ways to overcome common challenges. more...

  • On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer'sby Greg O'Brien; Lisa Genova

    Good Night Books 2014; US$ 15.95

    This is a book about living with Alzheimer’s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humor—a prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the US—and the only one of these diseases on the rise. More than 5 million Americans... more...