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- 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...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 12.82
This book is not about the past, which has gone. Or the future, which is uncertain. But it is for those who want to improve the lives of people with dementia and themselves in the Here and Now. The book is not written by an expert but by a man seeking to find new approaches concerning dementia who wishes to share his discoveries. Killick steers clear... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95
For care staff looking after older people, coming up with ideas for activities to keep their residents engaged and stimulated can be challenging. The Activity Year Book solves this problem, offering week by week themed activities. It has activities relating to every important date in the calendar, encouraging discussion around these events. 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...
- 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...
- LaChance Publishing LLC 2009; US$ 9.99
Designed for those giving care to individuals with Alzheimer?s disease and other memory loss disorders, this informative and inspiring guide explores how to take care of oneself in order to meet the challenges of giving care to another. Heartfelt, candid accounts by television host Leeza Gibbons and the members of her family—who cared for Leeza?s... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99
As our population ages and fears about dementia, Alzheimer?s, and related brain problems continue to grow, this book will help shed light on how the brain functions, what we can do to prevent the most severe symptoms of aging, and steps we can take to ward off disease. more...