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- Wiley 2011; US$ 293.95
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 genetics... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95
Research-based advice for people who care for someone withdementia Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are sufferingfrom some kind of dementia and require care. Loving SomeoneWho Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It'snot about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-goingstress and grief. The book is... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 20.99
With more people in the world living into older age, Alzheimer's and other Dementias: The Facts takes a comprehensive look at the spread of dementia, and provides authoritative information and practical advice for sufferers, their families, and the medical professionals who care for them.Written by a consultant in old age psychiatry, the book provides... more...
Harsh Realities of Alzheimer's Care, The: 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...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
Earlier this year John Suchet revealed that his beautiful 67-year-old wife Bonnie, the love of his life, is suffering from Dementia. During the past three years he has gone from lover to carer. And he has found that exceptionally tough. In this moving, and bitterly honest account, the newsreader reveals his loneliness and his despair. more...
- 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...