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  • Neurodegenerationby Dennis Dickson; Roy O. Weller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 302.95 US$ 262.56

    Most textbooks on neurodegenerative disorders have used a classification scheme based upon either clinical syndromes or anatomical distribution of the pathology.  In contrast, this book looks to the future and uses a classification based upon molecular mechanisms, rather than clinical or anatomical boundaries.  Major advances in molecular... more...

  • Alzheimer's For Dummiesby Patricia B. Smith; Mary M. Kenan; Mark Edwin Kunik; Leeza Gibbons

    Wiley 2011; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    An estimated 4 million people are living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) in America today, with approximately 370,000 new cases diagnosed every year. AD patients live anywhere from 5 to 20 years after their diagnosis; and their inability to care for themselves grows more dramatic as the disease progresses, creating profound implications for their... more...

  • The Alzheimer's Caregiving Puzzleby Patricia Callone; Connie Kudlacek

    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...

  • Dementia Careby Alisoun Milne

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book includes contributors from a range of different agencies and represents different perspectives and expertise on caring for people with dementia. Despite considerable policy and practice rhetoric around the importance of investing in a dementia care workforce, of living well with dementia in all settings and at all stages of the dementia... more...

  • Your Guide to Health: Alzheimer'sby Maureen Dezell

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.26

    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...

  • Shadow Manby Jeffrey Fleishman

    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...

  • The Alzheimer's Prevention Cookbookby Marwan Sabbagh; Beau MacMillan

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 30.00

    A full-color cookbook and health guide featuring 100 recipes designed to reduce the risk and delay the onset of Alzheimer's, dementia, and memory loss, for people with a family history of these conditions or those already in the early stages, and their caregivers. Eat Smart, Stay Sharp Strong medical evidence suggests that simple changes and... more...

  • The Harsh Realities of Alzheimer's Care: An Insider's View of How People with Dementia are Treated in Institutionsby Andrew Rosenzweig

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00

    The Harsh Realities of Alzheimer's Care: An Insider's View of How People with Dementia Are Treated in Institutions is the first book of its kind. Written by an eminent geriatric psychiatrist who has worked with dementia patients in more than 70 facilities, the book distills all he has learned about dementia care, for better and, more often, for... more...

  • The Longevity Kitchenby Rebecca Katz; Mat Edelson; Andrew Weil

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...

  • Thinking About Dementiaby Annette Leibing; Lawrence Cohen

    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...