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- 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 27.26
We are at the beginning of a new scientific revolution. Dramatic life extension - even age reversal - has moved from science fiction to real possibility. The Telomerase Revolution reveals the latest research on human ageing and the enzyme telomerase which is starting to be used to slow the rate at which our cells - and we - age. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95
Drawing on her own experiences, Kate Swaffer explores the daily challenges faced by those diagnosed with young onset dementia. Challenging the notion of 'prescribed disengagement', Kate offers a fresh perspective on how to live well with dementia, and how family, friends and dementia care professionals can support people post diagnosis. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 18.99
?I know where I?m going. I?m still myself. I just can?t remember things as well as I once did. So on short trips, I work hard not to be confused. I?ll say to myself, What are we going to do? How long are we staying? It?s like I?m talking to my other self?the self I used to be. She tells me, This is what we need to buy?not that. I?m conscious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21 st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer?s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of the health problems of old age presently confronting... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95
Overflowing with creative activities, this accessible toolkit is an invaluable resource for carers and relatives who hope to support and communicate effectively with people with dementia. Portraits, parlour games, puppets and more can be used to build relationships with people who may no longer be able to rely upon words and memories. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 12.95
When Pete started hallucinating clowns in the corner his son knew something wasn't quite right. Here, Alex Demetris draws on his father's experience of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) to shed light on the condition. Exploring both physical and mental changes, this comic shows how LBD symptoms affect people with the condition and their loved ones. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
Exploring issues related to person-centred care for people with dementia, this new edition of a bestselling book shows how to provide care services that enable people to live well. The book looks at working in a person-centred way from diagnosis to end-of-life care, referencing recent developments and applications of the VIPS model. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
Alzheimer?s and related forms of dementia are on the rise, and the need for competent caregivers will grow alongside the increased rates of diagnoses. This book focuses on what caregivers need to know to help manage the medical, physical, emotional, and practical needs of their charges, as well as themselves. more...