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- Demos Medical Publishing 2010; US$ 16.95
In the US 5.2 million people live with Alzheimer's disease, it is the sixth-leading cause of death and ten million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's in their lifetime. Alzheimer's often takes a bigger toll on the caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer's; generally family members, loved-ones and friends. Written by two caregivers... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 14.95
With more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, families and caregivers of Alzheimer's patients need guidance and support more than ever before. This guide offers an overview of the medical, legal, and practical questions and decisions caregivers and families of Alzheimer's patients face. With this book, you will learn how to: ... more...
- Steerforth Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Foreign correspondent James Ryan was there whenever the world changed: in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in the former Soviet bloc. But now he can't remember these events; he can't recall anything long-term, except the summer of his fifteenth year following his mother's death. It was the summer his father told him to call him Kurt. The summer the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 20.99
With more people in the world living into older age, Alzheimer's and other Dementias: The Facts takes a comprehensive look at the spread of dementia, and provides authoritative information and practical advice for sufferers, their families, and the medical professionals who care for them.Written by a consultant in old age psychiatry, the book provides... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
Earlier this year John Suchet revealed that his beautiful 67-year-old wife Bonnie, the love of his life, is suffering from Dementia. During the past three years he has gone from lover to carer. And he has found that exceptionally tough. In this moving, and bitterly honest account, the newsreader reveals his loneliness and his despair. more...
The Harsh Realities of Alzheimer's Care: An Insider's View of How People with Dementia are Treated in InstitutionsABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 37.00
A recent report from King's College, London, predicted that by 2050 more than 115 million people across the globe will suffer from dementia. The sad fact is that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 10 men who live to be 55 or older will be affected, requiring special careā??and protection from exploitation. more...
- Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 29.99
A collection of 125 delicious whole-foods recipes showcasing 16 antioxidant-rich power foods, developed by wellness authority Rebecca Katz to combat and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation, arthritis, and other conditions that plague American adults, enabling readers to live longer, healthier... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
Cultural responses to most illnesses differ; dementia is no exception. These responses, together with a society's attitudes toward its elderly population, affect the frequency of dementia-related diagnoses and the nature of treatment. Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, this unique volume approaches the subject... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99
As our population ages and fears about dementia, Alzheimer?s, and related brain problems continue to grow, this book will help shed light on how the brain functions, what we can do to prevent the most severe symptoms of aging, and steps we can take to ward off disease. more...