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Alzheimer's: Through My Mother's Eyes
By Suzette Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
(5.00 from 1 review)
There are so many books on Alzheimer's, but what many of those books lack is a raw look at the day-to-day concerns of being a caregiver.
My Dad, Our Alzheimer's: A Family's Spiritual Journey With the Other Side
By Patricia Manly
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you were visited by a "man" from the other side warning you to change your ways, would you deny him? That is exactly what my dad, ex-Olympic power lifter George Manly faced for three nights in a row and the decision he made changed his life forever.
Parkinson's Treatment English Edition: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life
By Michael S. Okun M.D.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The book which immediately shot to an Amazon 5 star bestseller addresses current Parkinson’s disease issues and also details emerging therapies (DBS, stem cells, vaccines, gene therapy, optogenetics). Okun masterfully breaks down all of the science into an easy to follow and pleasurable reading experience that is available in over 20 language translations.
Window Of Opportunity: Living with the reality of Parkinson's and the threat of dementia
By Kirk Hall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
"Window of Opportunity" is the story of one person’s journey through the initial signs of cognitive impairment associated with Parkinson’s disease and the uncertainty of a future that includes a significant probability of dementia. The book is a tribute to someone who is able to maintain a positive orientation despite the threat of something as devastatingly frightening as dementia.
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
By Dorothy Webb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
Please Don't Forget Me
By Tom Pearson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Please Don’t Forget Me by Tom Pearson is inspiring, heartbreaking, beautiful, and real. Above all, this memoir is a deeply compelling love story that illustrates the tremendous power and beauty of love, loyalty, and commitment.