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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 34.95
Reminiscence is a valuable tool for the professional carer as well as those looking after a family member or friend. It enhances and enriches the care relationship, and benefits both the person being cared for and the carer. This fully-updated fourth edition is full of practical information on planning and running successful reminiscence work. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95 US$ 16.50
Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone Who Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress and grief. The book... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.92
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 InstitutionsABC-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...