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- Watkins Media 2015; US$ 8.99
Alzheimer?s effects more than 5 million people worldwide, causing pain not only to its sufferers, but to their loved ones as well. But what if this disease could be a gateway to a higher plane and a different world? What if those with Alzheimer?s know something we don?t? In her groundbreaking book, The Gift of Alzheimer?s , Maggie chronicles... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 18.99
?I know where I?m going. I?m still myself. I just can?t remember things as well as I once did. So on short trips, I work hard not to be confused. I?ll say to myself, What are we going to do? How long are we staying? It?s like I?m talking to my other self?the self I used to be. She tells me, This is what we need to buy?not that. I?m conscious... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Worldwide, over 45 million people suffer with dementia. 'Live and Laugh with Dementia' explains how to make life with dementia as positive as possible. By tailoring activities to suit the needs and abilities of dementia patients, we can help them to maintain their self-identity, slow the decline of mental function, and experience happiness. more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 9.99
In this detailed and indispensable guide, Dr Kyriazis also provides realistic and easy-to-follow advice on the prevention of a wide range of age-related problems using a combination of lifestyle guidelines and recommended medication. Today we are all increasingly aware that many facets of the ageing process and many chronic conditions often associated... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Previously published in HC as Dancing With Rose One journalist?s riveting?and surprisingly hopeful? in-the-trenches view of Alzheimer?s Nearly five million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer?s. Like many children of Alzheimer?s sufferers, Lauren Kessler, an accomplished journalist, was devastated by the disease that seemed... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Mary Ellen Geist decided to leave her job as a CBS Radio anchor to return home to Michigan when her father's Alzheimer's got to be too much for her mother to shoulder alone. She chose to live her life by a different set of priorities: to be guided by her heart, not by outside accomplishment and recognition. The New York Times wrote a front page... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
A revolutionary new approach to Alzheimer?s care, focusing on a patient?s strengths to maintain connections with others and the world There currently is no cure for Alzheimer?s disease? though it can be treated. For the last fifteen years, John Zeisel, Ph.D. has spearheaded a movement to treat Alzheimer?s non-pharmacologically by focusing on the... more...