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- Random House 2016; US$ 23.96
Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. As his memory begins to fail, she embarks on a quest to unravel his story, and soon finds herself in a far more consuming place than she had bargained for. Tom Carew was a maverick, a left-handed stutterer, a law unto himself. As a member... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95
Doll therapy can be a comforting intervention for people with dementia, but ethical issues make it a hotly debated topic. This is the first book to look closely at the issues, using theory and current research to advocate the use of dolls in therapeutic practice. With guidelines for practice, this is a must read for all dementia care professionals. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95
Helga Rohra turns dementia stereotypes on their heads with this candid memoir. Speaking about her diagnosis, day-to-day life and experience of advocacy, she proves that a dementia diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up on life. With helpful advice and practical tips, this book is a testament to living well with dementia. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99
Francis Eustache aborde avec justesse et concision la maladie d?Alzheimer, depuis la découverte de son existence jusqu?aux méthodes employées pour la traiter Nous connaissons presque tous une personne touchée par la maladie d?Alzheimer. Pourtant, cette pathologie ? dont les conséquences sont souvent dramatiques, tant pour le malade que pour son... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 19.73
It has been called ?the plague of the 21st century? for its dramatic increase in numbers and the challenge it poses to health care. There are no effective treatments, merely a few drugs that promise only short-lived results. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have been robbed of their memories and ability to think clearly; while... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 16.95
Brie, Fred, Sarah, and Sam tell you what it's really like to care for a relative who has dementia. Funny, moving and honest, their illustrated diary entries will completely alter your understanding of dementia. The book also contains practical tips and activities for young people who have a relative with the illness. more...
- Humanix Books 2016; US$ 19.99
Misplacing your keys, forgetting someone?s name at a party, or coming home from the market without the most important item these are just some of the many common memory slips we all experience from time to time. But such cognitive lapses don?t just plague middle-agers and seniors; UCLA studies indicate that forgetfulness begins much earlier in life.... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 27.00
Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville , or the wife of country music artist, Brad Paisley. But behind the scenes, Kim was dealing with a tragic secret: her mother, Linda, was suffering from a rare form of dementia that slowly... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 21.59
Your sensitive, authoritative guide to Alzheimer's and dementia If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it's only natural to feel fraught with fear and uncertainty about what lies ahead. Fortunately, you don't have to do it alone. This friendly and authoritative guide is here to help you make smart, informed... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2016; US$ 13.95
Caring for a Loved One with Dementia is a unique and compassionate guide that offers an effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) program to help caregivers meet their own needs and lower stress levels while caring for their loved one. Dementia is a cruel disease that can leave both the sufferer?and those who care about them?reeling. But... more...