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- Free Press 2010; US$ 16.99
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...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 21.14
Dementia is a little understood and currently incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. Contented Dementia - by clinical psychologist and bestselling author Oliver James - outlines a groundbreaking and practical method for managing dementia that will allow both sufferer and carer to maintain... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Janet Maslin, The New York Times ? People ? Vogue ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR ? Financial Times ? Chicago Sun-Times The Independent ? Bookreporter The Sunday Business Post Mom loved adages, quotes, slogans. There were always little reminders pasted on the kitchen wall. For example,... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95
Although Lewy Body Dementia is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly, it is not well known or understood and is often confused with Alzheimer' Disease or Parkinson's. The Caregivers Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is the first book ot present a thorough picture of what Lewy Body Dementia really is. A Caregivers Guide... more...
- 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$ 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$ 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$ 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...