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  • Moving Miss Peggyby Robert Benson

    Abingdon Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    The story of a family helping their mother to face dementia and learning to love each other again in the process. more...

  • Building an Ageless Mindby William J. Tippett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • Genetic Variants in Alzheimer's Diseaseby Kevin Morgan; Minerva M. Carrasquillo

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 186.86

    This book covers recent research which has identified nine new genes, and the vital realization that new pathways could be involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer?s. These are now targets for therapeutic intervention, which might one day lead to a cure. more...

  • Dementia Positiveby John Killick

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Thinking Through Dementiaby Julian C. Hughes

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19

    Dementia affects millions of people throughout the world. Thinking through Dementia offers a critique of the main models used to understand dementia-the biomedical, neuropsychological, and social constructionist. It discusses clinical issues and cases, together with philosophical work that might help us to better understand and treat this illness. more...

  • Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Parkinson's Diseaseby Murat Emre

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    Parkinson's disease has long been perceived as a pure motor disorder, partly due to its initial description by James Parkinson, who suggested that "senses and intellect remain intact", and partly due to the fact that patients with PD did not survive long, before effective treatment became available. As the survival time of patients with... more...

  • Healing Arts Therapies and Person-Centred Dementia Careby Anthea Innes; Karen Hatfield

    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...

  • Ultimatum from Paradiseby Jacqueline Osherow

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    Jacqueline Osherow is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Utah and the author of six previous books of poems. She has won many honors for her work, including the Witter Bynner Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. more...

  • Cracking the Dementia Codeby Karen Tyrell

    Influence Publishing Inc 2013; US$ 9.99

    As exciting discoveries continue for Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias, hope for a cure remains. In the meantime, day to day challenges continue for many families and caregivers. With clarity, Tyrell offers coherent strategies that show caregivers how they can crack the code to reduce stress while integrating effective solutions... 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 humora 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...