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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.