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  • Dementia Studiesby Anthea Innes

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 55.00

    Lively and critical study of the main approaches to Dementia Studies, examining current principles and ideologies as well as presenting alternative ideas for future care and understanding. more...

  • Ultimatum from Paradiseby Jacqueline Osherow

    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 she... more...

  • On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer'sby Greg O'Brien; Lisa Genova

    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...

  • We'll be Married in Fremantleby Julie Goyder

    Fremantle Arts Centre Press 2001; US$ 9.25

    Inspired by the extraordinary relationship that developed between the author and 'Joe', an elderly man suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, the book is an uplifting exploration of human relationships and how we all make sense of our lives through the act of storytelling. Compelling reading. more...

  • Communication Disability in the Dementiasby Karen Bryan; Jane Maxim

    Wiley 2006; US$ 85.99

    This book focuses on language and communication issues with older people with mental health problems. Radically revised and updated from the authors’ earlier book, “Communication Disability and the Psychiatry of Old Age”, this book recognizes that language and communication is not just the business of speech and language therapy... more...

  • Severe Dementiaby Alistair Burns; Bengt Winblad

    Wiley 2006; US$ 193.00

    The later stages of dementia are as important, if not more so, as the earlier stages, since they harbour unique characteristics and events, which profoundly affect the lives of patients and their carers. Severe dementia has not had a high profile in the clinical literature as until recently prognosis was poor and there were few beneficial interventions.... more...

  • A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementiaby Albert Jewell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95

    This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. more...

  • Dementiaby Claire Biernacki

    Wiley 2007; US$ 72.99

    Our perceptions of dementia and what dementia care should constitute have changed dramatically over the past 20 years.  Research has uncovered a mass of information concerning all aspects of dementia. This wealth of information should be reflected in a dramatic change, indeed a metamorphosis, in the way people with dementia are cared for. No such... more...

  • A Personal Guide to Living with Progressive Memory Lossby Sandy Burgener; Prudence Twigg

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 24.95

    This book provides practical guidance for coping with progressive memory loss, and includes examples of real people who have faced similar challenges. These stories highlight both good and bad ways to deal with the problems that arise, and are also useful for describing the experiences of memory loss to friends and family. more...

  • Dementia Careby James Grealy; Helen McMullen; Julia Grealy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99

    Dementia care: a practical photographic guide is a unique illustrated guide to caring for people with dementia in care homes. It presents practical prevention and management techniques for resistance to care in common activities of daily living, explores cognitive loss, physical loss and sensory loss in dementia, and examines means of improving communication... more...