A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer s Caregiver

Author: Ellen Woodward Potts
ISBN: 9780615497808
Format: PDF
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"The book is the place to turn for initial information and perspective on Alzheimer's disease, and to return for practical advice as problems arise. Most importantly, however, it dispels the sense of hopelessness families may feel by providing steps to maximize the enjoyment of life for the person with Alzheimer's disease." --- Robert C. Griggs, MD, FAAN; 2009 - 2011 President, American Academy of Neurology

Finding Joy in Alzheimer s

Author: Marie Marley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781512321975
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Here's a hope-filled book about Alzheimer's caregiving. It was written by Marie Marley, PhD - a well-known author on dementia issues - and neurologist Daniel C. Potts, MD, FAAN, both experts on caregiving. With a Foreword by Maria Shriver, this groundbreaking volume will give you hope in the midst of the darkness of Alzheimer's and other dementias. You can come to terms with your loved one's condition and free yourself to experience joyous interactions. Part I covers a variety of issues, such as the authors' belief that people with Alzheimer's can still enjoy life, how to overcome denial, five especially difficult situations, the role of grief on the journey to acceptance, and letting go of resentment through making peace with God. In Part II the authors provide 55 helpful tips for visiting people with Alzheimer's. Part III consists of numerous short stories illustrating the authors' joyous interactions with their loved ones. The stories will warm your heart and light your way along the path to achieving true joy.

Dr Ruth s Guide for the Alzheimer s Caregiver

Author: Ruth Karola Westheimer
Publisher: Linden Publishing
ISBN: 1610351363
Format: PDF, Kindle
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First published in 1937, this woodworking classic reveals a fascinating look into the social structure of a 19th-century English town and a carpenter's place in it. Encapsulating a time prior to power tools and mass production, when woodworkers made virtually everything, Walter Rose writes eloquently on a number of topics, including running a country business; the carpenter's shop; working on a farm, new home, and windmill; undertaking; and furniture repairs. Manifesting the importance of skill and the attitudes of the craftsman to his tools and work, this book will be of great interest to any.

The Dementia Caregiver

Author: Marc E. Agronin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442231920
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Pocket Reference to Alzheimer s Disease Management

Author: Anna Burke
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1910315222
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This Pocket Reference offer a multifaceted guide on various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. This thorough review discusses the challenges of diagnosis, different stages of the disease, testing, and current treatment methods, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological management of cognitive decline and symptoms due to Alzheimer’s disease. The book also has specific chapters on care issues for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, which describes what clinician's and caregivers should expect and how to manage the disease at its various stages. Additionally, the book provides helpful guides, tables, and tips for clinicians and caregivers to help care for the patient and the caregiver themselves.

Failure Free Activities for the Alzheimer s Patient

Author: Carmel Sheridan
Publisher: Dell Books
ISBN: 9780440506058
Format: PDF, Docs
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Designed to enhance the well-being and raise the quality of life for Alzheimer's sufferers, a helpful resource introduces a range of activities to help patients relieve boredom, raise self-esteem, reduce isolation, and heighten remaining abilities. Original.

Alzheimers and Other Dementias

Author: Harry Cayton
Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1859591485
Format: PDF, ePub
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This work is a practical guide giving comprehensive, medically accurate information on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in an easy to understand format.

Alzheimer s Activities That Stimulate the Mind

Author: Emilia Bazan-Salazar
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071465332
Format: PDF, ePub
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Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the disease. It features hundreds of exercises across an array of areas and disciplines, including arts and crafts, community outings, physical activity, religion and spirituality, grooming, gardening, music, and many more.

Elderburbia Aging with a Sense of Place in America

Author: Philip B. Stafford
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313364370
Format: PDF, ePub
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An informed and often moving account of the crucial role of place in the lives of elders and what researchers and city planners are doing—and need to do—to make communities more age-friendly. • 20 individual profiles of community development initiatives and design guidelines for elder-friendly communities, participatory research, and planning methods • Excerpts from original ethnographic research on the sense of place and meaning of home, sociability design guidelines, and participation methods • Graphics depicting elder-friendly community indicators and four domains of an elder-friendly community • An extensive bibliography drawing on sources from anthropology, community planning, gerontology, and the broad literature on sense of place and phenomenology

The Forgetting

Author: David Shenk
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385498381
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A study of the devastating impact of Alzheimer's disease combines portraits of patients, their families, and caregivers with an analysis of the signs, symptoms, and implications of the disease and a close-up look at the search for a cure.