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Alzheimer Disease

  • Essentials of Dementiaby Shibley Rahman; Robert Howard; Karen Harrison Dening

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; US$ 29.95

    To provide high quality dementia care, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students, professionals and practitioners develop their skills and expertise to better respond to the needs of people with dementia. It sets out information... more...

  • Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementiaby Cameron Camp; Linda Camp

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; US$ 19.95

    The way in which dementia is understood and treated is changing, with a growing focus on the individual's experience and person-centred approaches to care. Introducing a new model of dementia care that reflects on the role of a person with dementia within a community and their relationships, this guide for professional and family caregivers demonstrates... more...

  • Diet for the Mindby Martha Clare Morris

    Pan Macmillan 2018; US$ 18.01

    Trials have shown that following the MIND diet could cut your risk of dementia by as much as 53%. In Diet for the MIND , Dr Martha Clare Morris, lead creator of the MIND diet, presents the foods with the most compelling scientific evidence for prevention of cognitive decline. Emphasizing whole grains, leafy greens, lean proteins, beans, and vegetables,... more...

  • The Better Brain Solutionby Steven Masley

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2018; US$ 27.95

    From the author of the best-selling 30-Day Heart Tune-Up and Smart Fat --the first book to show how the brain can become insulin resistant through diet and lifestyle, and to make clear how and why this has been directly linked to cognitive decline and memory loss. With a detailed program developed by the author to prevent and reverse this potentially... more...

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Dementiaby Steven R. Sabat

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 10.99

    Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know® provides information not only about these conditions, but, crucially, about the many psychological and social strengths possessed by people diagnosed. Identifying and using those strengths can improve the quality of life of all concerned in non-pharmacological ways. This book thoroughly... more...

  • Moving into Residential Careby Colleen Doyle; Gail Roberts

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 18.95

    Moving into care is a significant life event for older people and their families and often occurs at a time when other life stresses such as deaths of loved ones and health complications are paramount. This book directly addresses the psychological impact that move can have, and offers tips for making the transition as smooth as possible. Based on... more...

  • Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Careby Felicity Chapman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 42.95

    The global population is ageing rapidly yet there is a shortage of skilled professionals able to support the wellbeing of older people in care. Older people can be more vulnerable to mental health issues such as loneliness, anxiety, grief, loss, and cognitive changes, and need therapeutic support that addresses their specific needs and conditions.... more...

  • Feeding My Motherby Jann Arden

    Random House of Canada 2017; US$ 26.00

    Based on her hugely popular Facebook posts and Instagram photos, Feeding My Mother is a frank, funny, inspirational and piercingly honest account of the transformation in Jann Arden's life that has turned her into the primary "parent" to her mom, who is in the grip of Alzheimer's. Jann Arden moved in to a house just across the way from her parents... more...

  • Poetry and Dementiaby John Killick

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 27.95

    Poetry is an engaging and inclusive activity for older people that can help develop memory, imagination and identity. This book provides guidance on setting up and monitoring poetry projects for people living with dementia in group care homes and individual families. It explains the benefits of creative expression for people with dementia, and shows... more...

  • Adaptive Interaction and Dementiaby Maggie Ellis; Arlene Astell; Suzanne Scott

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 26.95

    Effective communication with people with dementia is imperative to good relationships with professional caregivers and family members. This book offers a person-centred approach to assessing the communication skills of people with dementia who are unable to speak, and presents evidence-based methods for effective non-verbal communication. more...