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Calmer Waters: A Caregiver's Journey ...

Barbara Cohn

After spending a decade caring for her husband who died from younger-onset Alzheimer's disease, Barbra Cohn offers a spiritual and holistic guide to help caregivers feel happier and healthier, have more energy and time for themselves,...

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Published: Jun 2016

My Mother Is Losing Her Memory and I ...

Kathleen Bjork

My Mother is Losing Her Memory, and I Am Losing My Mind is the true story of a mother's journey through dementia told through the eyes of her caregiver daughter. Related with compassion and humor, it details the mother's fight to keep...

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Published: May 2018

Activities for the Family Caregiver: ...

Robert Brennan

From the groundbreaking series written specifically for family caregivers, "Activities for the Family Caregiver – Lewy Body Dementia: How to Engage / How to Live" offers information and insight to enhance quality of life t...

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Published: Jul 2015

Help Me! I'm Slipping (New Edition)

Phyllis Brown

Theirs had been a love story, a story of friendship, courtship and marriage, beginning when she was seventeen and he was a dashing Navy officer. It was a fairytale that never ceased-even Alzheimer's couldn't come between them. Phyllis...

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Published: Apr 2014

100 Simple Things You Can Do to Preve...

Jean Carper

Most people think there is little or nothing you can do to avoid Alzheimer's. But scientists know this is no longer true. In fact, prominent researchers now say that our best and perhaps only hope of defeating Alzheimer's is to preven...

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Published: Jan 2012

The MIND Diet Cookbook: Quick and Del...

Kristin Diversi

THE MIND DIET MADE DELICIOUSPacked with dishes that are not only tasty but also help improve memory, concentration and mental acuity, this handy cookbook makes following the MIND Diet a snap. The 135 easy-to-make recipes provide a mou...

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Published: Oct 2017

Meet Me Where I Am: An Alzheimer's Ca...

Mary Ann Drummond

Meet Me Where I Am provides knowledge and essential tools to lovingly, confidently and, above all, successfully care for those who live with Alzheimer's and related dementias. Over 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer's d...

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Published: Nov 2018

Billy's Monster: A Love and Life Surr...

Lisa Filler

A poignant and personal account of the progressive ravages of Early-Onset Alzheimer's disease, not only on Billy's memory and quality of life, but also the relationship between a husband and a wife, as the disease steadily dissolved t...

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Published: Jan 2017

Eat to Beat Alzheimer's: Delicious Re...

Francie Healy

Eat to Beat Alzheimer's offers a practical guide and an empowering tool to bring nourishing, healthful, and delicious food into the lives of people concerned about Alzheimer's and other cognitive problems. Almost 9 million people in t...

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Published: Jun 2016

Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorr...

Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle

"Ten Thousand Sorrows & Ten Thousand Joys offers a vision of lives well-led, and of love in the thick of crisis and loss. Beyond inspiring."-Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence "This beautiful book is unlik...

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Published: Sep 2010

Life with Sharyn: A Positive Approach...

Michael Hunter

I truly believe, and have been told by many, that the story of my journey with my wife of 52 years through Alzheimer's is a beautiful one. In a world filled with only the negatives about this disease, I have worked to ensure that our ...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Alzheimer's Prevention & Treatmen...

Richard S. Isaacson MD

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a type of dementia that can be very hard on both the patient and the caregiver. Currently, five million Americans have been diagnosed with AD--and that number is likely to triple by 2050. While the cause of...

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Published: Apr 2015

Outsmarting Alzheimer's: What You Can...

Kenneth S. Kosik MD

An easy-to-follow, research-based guide to the simple, low-cost choices that give the reader the power to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia; slow the progression of the disease; and mitigate symptoms and i...

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Published: Jun 2017

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Ca...

Nancy L. Mace

When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one face immense challenges. For over thirty years, this book has been the trusted bible for families affected b...

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Published: Sep 2012

Alzheimer's: Catching Up With The New...

David Major

I once heard that if you've seen one case of Alzheimer's, you've seen one case of Alzheimer's. No two are alike. But there are similarities, especially for the caregiver. Being a caregiver is hard, heartbreaking, and ever changing. As...

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Published: Jan 2017

Missing Mary: A Crash Course in Alzhe...

J. McMullin

Miss Mary--brilliant mathematician, former college professor and champion athlete--had the grace of a Southern lady. She was able to charm anyone who crossed her path, except for her doctor. He called her son to insist she could no lo...

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Published: Nov 2016

Save Your Brain: 5 Things You Must Do...

Paul David Nussbaum

Expert advice on how to ward off memory loss and dementiaBeginning with a diagnostic quiz to help you determine your overall brain health, and ending with meal plans and recipes for a brain boosting diet, Save Your Brain is an easy-to...

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Published: Apr 2010

On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheime...

Greg O'Brien

This is a book about living with Alzheimer’s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humor—a prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease. Alzheimer’s is t...

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Published: Feb 2018

Mike & Me : An Inspiring Guide for Co...

MS Rosalys Peel

More than three years in the making, this book changes everything for Alzheimer's couples and caregivers. When her husband Mike was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Rosalys Peel made a deal with him. Together, they vowed that they would ma...

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Published: Jan 2018

Last Dance at the Savoy: Life, Love a...

Kathryn Leigh Scott

When Kathryn Leigh Scott's husband was diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a neurological disease for which there is (so far) no cure, it was a devastating time for both of them, not least because so little is known a...

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Published: Feb 2016

Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical Tips...

Paula Spencer Scott

The book recommended by dementia experts and family caregivers as the most complete, practical guide to Alzheimer's and other dementias—now updated and expanded through end-of-life care.This new edition of Surviving Alzheimer's offe...

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Published: Jan 2014

The Alzheimer's Solution: A Breakthro...

Dean Sherzai

A revolutionary, proven program for reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline from award winning neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer's Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Me...

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Published: Sep 2018

Connecting in the Land of Dementia: C...

Deborah Shouse

Finding the creativity in the journey through dementia is a challenge millions of people face. One in three Americans knows someone withe the disease. This practical book offers caregivers hands-on ideas for meaningful, creative activ...

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Published: Sep 2016

Activities for the Family Caregiver: ...

Scott Silknitter

Frontal Lobe dementia is a particularly challenging form of dementia that family caregivers can struggle with.  To help, we have combined efforts and specialties of two industry experts and two decades of caring for a family member t...

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Published: Jul 2015

The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: K...

Gary Small

Want to keep Alzheimer's at bay for years—ideally, forever? Prevention is the way, and this is the guide. Now in paperback and updated throughout, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program is essential for everyone with a family history of...

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Published: Dec 2012

Mommy?

Brenda Triplett

Age gracefully "Miss Hilda" did not. She fought like hell: dug in her heels, kicked, stomped, and cussed all the way to dementia. As her caregiver and advocate, the author became Mommy all at once to a stubborn toddler, sexu...

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Published: Mar 2015

Can I Tell You about Autism?: A Guide...

Jude Welton

Meet Tom - a young boy with autism. Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and explaining the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overloa...

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Published: Apr 2014

When Someone You Know Is Living in a ...

Rachael Wonderlin

Life changes dramatically for the entire family when the decision is made to move a person who has dementia from home to community care. Rachael Wonderlin, a gerontologist, dementia care expert, and popular dementia care blogger, help...

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Published: Nov 2016
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