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Alzheimer Disease

  • 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...

  • What If It's Not Alzheimer's?by Gary Radin; Lisa Radin; Murray Md Edd Grossman

    Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer?s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of ?other? dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer?s dementias. The contributors are either specialists... more...

  • Green Vanilla Teaby Marie Williams

    New Harbinger Publications 2014; US$ 13.95

    Green Vanilla Tea is a true story of love and courage in the face of a deadly and little understood illness. With literary finesse, compassion, and a powerful gift of storytelling, Marie Williams writes poignantly of her husband Dominic?s struggles with early onset dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 40, and how their... 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...

  • Broken Cupby Margaret Gibson

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    Broken Cup brings breathtaking eloquence to what Margaret Gibson describes as "traveling the Way of Alzheimer's" with her husband, poet David McKain. After his initial and tentative diagnosis, Gibson suspended her writing for two years; but then poetry returned, and the creative process became the lightning rod that grounded her and presented a path... more...

  • Slow Dancing with a Strangerby Meryl Comer

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer?s advocate Meryl Comer?s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband?s battle with Alzheimer?s disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction. When Meryl Comer?s husband... more...

  • Slow Dancing with a Strangerby Meryl Comer

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer?s advocate Meryl Comer?s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband?s battle with Alzheimer?s disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction. When Meryl Comer?s husband... more...

  • Alzheimer's Diseaseby Judes Poirier; Serge Gauthier; Barbara Sandilands; André Chagnon; Michaëlle Jean

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 22.99

    Explains the disease and addresses recent strides in treatment while dispelling myths, intended for patients, families, and caregivers. more...

  • Grandma's Box of Memoriesby Jean Demetris; Alex Demetris

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95

    Following Alice and her family as they put together a box of memories for their Grandma who has dementia, this beautifully-illustrated story book helps to explain dementia to children aged 4 to 7 years in a gentle and engaging way, and prompts discussions about what children can do to help their own grandparent living with dementia. more...

  • Dying for a Hamburgerby Murray Waldman; Marjorie Lamb

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    One in ten people older than sixty-five, and nearly half of those older than eighty-five, have Alzheimer's disease.   It's widely accepted nowadays that memory loss comes with age. Alzheimer's currently robs at least 15 million people of their identity worldwide. This book makes the controversial claim that eating meat may contribute to the development... more...