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- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 17.00
When we promise ?in sickness and in health,? it may be a mercy that we don?t know exactly what lies ahead. Forcing food on an increasingly recalcitrant spouse. Brushing his teeth. Watching someone you love more than ever slip away day by day. As her husband James?s Parkinson?s disease with eventual dementia began to progress, writer Susan Allen... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 31.95
Offering practical advice for arts therapists and health care professionals, this book emphasizes the importance of putting the individual before the illness to provide holistic, person-centred support for people with dementia. The contributors show how music, dance and the visual arts can be used with person-centred care to promote wellbeing. more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95
In this collection, Jacqueline Osherow gives us perfectly formed, musical poems that glide between the worlds of art, architecture, literature, and religion. Traveling through Europe, Tel Aviv, and New York, Osherow observes with a keen eye the details of objects -- beautiful buildings and ancient artifacts -- and of the conversations and interactions... more...
- Influence Publishing Inc 2013; US$ 9.99
As exciting discoveries continue for Alzheimers disease and other related dementias, hope for a cure remains. In the meantime, day to day challenges continue for many families and caregivers. With clarity, Tyrell offers coherent strategies that show caregivers how they can crack the code to reduce stress while integrating effective solutions... more...
- Good Night Books 2014; US$ 9.99
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 U.S.?and the only one of these diseases on the rise. More than 5 million Americans... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 12.99
The Shriver Report: A Woman?s Nation Takes on Alzheimer?s will be the first comprehensive multi-disciplinary look at these questions at this transformational moment. The Report will digest the current trends in thinking about Alzheimer?s, examine cutting-edge medical research, look at societal impacts, and include a groundbreaking and comprehensive... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 16.95
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! ... 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
A prominent geriatric psychiatrist details the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of places where those with dementia are treated?from emergency rooms and psychiatric hospitals to assisted living facilities and nursing homes. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59
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...