What to Know and Do After a Diagnosis

by ACT on Alzheimer’s

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A manual that contains steps and tips that medical professionals can share with individuals and their family when a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia is made.

Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being

By: Dr. G. Allen Power

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This dementia book includes up-to-date facts, studies, and more to help readers understand that alternative, proactive approaches to meeting people living with dementia lives are more effective than strictly drug-based or holistic treatments. The book is full of real-life stories that emphasize the well-being approach to dementia care and explain how the treatment method makes life better for everyone affected by the disease.

Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care

By: Dr. G. Allen Power

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This revised second edition introduces new research, language, and examples to reinforce the core message that antipsychotic medications are not the solution to ease the distress experienced by individuals living with dementia, and presents alternative solutions for providing respectful, individualized support and care.

Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

By: Dr. Jonathon Graff-Radford M.D. and Angela M. Lunde M.A.

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In the seventh edition of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, expert neurologists from the Mayo Clinic organize new research into a thorough and digestible guidebook that provides caregivers with the most up-to-date information regarding the disease. The book presents a comprehensive look at the typical symptoms associated with dementia, current findings regarding common causes of the disease, and gives essential tips for managing the day-to-day challenges of caring for someone with dementia.

Running All Over the World: Our Race Against Early-Onset Alzheimer's

By: Anthony Copeland-Parker

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Anthony Copeland-Parker underwent heart valve replacement surgery around the same time that his partner Catherine Elizabeth Popp was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. But neither event was going to stop the couple from pursuing their lifelong passions: traveling and endurance running. In this book, Copeland-Parker chronicles the couple’s post-retirement travels to 82 countries, running in marathons and half-marathons across the globe.

An Unforgettable Guide to Staying Out of the Hospital When You Have Dementia

By: Danielle Wilde

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A guide on what you need to know about avoiding a hospital admission (and staying in the best of health).

A Healthy Brain for Life: How to Prevent Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Memory Loss

By: Richard Furman, MD, FACS

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Drawing from the latest medical research, Dr. Richard Furman helps readers understand brain health and shows them how to make three powerful lifestyle changes that can help decrease the probability of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know

By: Steven R. Sabat

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Providing an accessible, question-and-answer-format primer on what touches so many lives, and yet so few of us understand, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know® contributes what is urgently missing from public knowledge: unsparing investigation of their causes and manifestations, and focus on the strengths possessed by people diagnosed.

Alzheimer’s Disease Medications Fact Sheet

By: National Institute on Aging

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Read about medications used to treat Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. See a handy chart showing types of drugs, dosages, and common side effects.

Dementia: Reducing Your Risk

By: Alzheimer’s UK

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This booklet tells you about dementia and the changes you can make to lower your chances of getting dementia.

Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

By: Danuta Lipinska

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Informed by a combination of accessible neuroscience and person-centred compassion, Danuta Lipinska’s new book shows that the human need for intimacy, attachment and sexual expression is as important for supporting the wellbeing and personhood of people with dementia as communication and care.

Reducing Your Risk of Dementia

By: Age Scotland

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This leaflet outlines some of the risk factors for dementia that can be changed, and suggests ways to maintain good health.

SUPPORTIVE MEMORY GUIDE - Empowering you with practical tips and useful technologies

By: eHealth Ireland

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This ebook has been developed by a team of senior occupational therapists in collaboration with eHealth. It is a guide to practical solutions and useful technologies that aim to reduce the impact of a dementia diagnosis and facilitate independence for the reader.

The Problem of Alzheimer's - How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It

By: Jason Karlawish

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Rich in science, history, and characters, The Problem of Alzheimer’s takes us inside laboratories, patients’ homes, caregivers’ support groups, progressive care communities, and Jason Karlawish’s own practice at the Penn Memory Center.

What Matters To Me

By: Dementia Action Alliance

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What Matters To Me is a valuable, person-centered tool that shares important information so care partners can get to know the person and what matters to them.