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Alzheimer's Disease and the Holidays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Maintaining (or adapting) old family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family tradition. For an Alzheimer’s resident, this link with a familiar past is reassuring and builds self-esteem. Activity Ideas to celebrate the holidays.
Dementia is not always Alzheimer's Disease
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Dementia is a neurological disorder that affects your ability to think, speak, reason, remember and move. While Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, many other conditions also cause these symptoms. Some of these disorders get worse with time and cannot be cured. Other types can be treated and reversed.
Depression in Dementia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
In a recent study researchers found that depressive symptoms were more than twice as common among assisted living residents with mild or moderate dementia than among those without dementia. Depressed residents often do not have positive outcomes and are greater risk of discharge to nursing homes and death.
Alzheimer's Disease Primer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Left unchecked, sufferers of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are expected to increase are expected to increase in epidemic proportions. There is no known cure, and little is understood definitively about the cause of Alzheimer's disease, which afflicts about 4 million Americans. This number is expected to increase to a staggering 14 million people in the next 50 years.
Alzheimer's Disease Fact sheet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Learn the basic facts about Alzheimer's Disease. Until less than ten years ago, public awareness of Alzheimers was limited and there was still a widespread belief that senility was associated with old age. Scientists now know that the loss of mental capacity during the aging process is not inevitable. Not all older people become senile, however short term memory does decline with age.
Alzheimer's Home Care Guide
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Coping with Alzheimer's can be challenging & emotional, as a caregiver & as a family member. But there are steps that you can take to help keep organized in the midst of the chaos. I have assisted many Alzheimer's patients and in this book I share with you some key tips to help you cope and stay focused and most importantly calm during the necessary interactions with those who have been diagnosed.
Under the Same Stars
Price: Free! Words: 20,230. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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A collection of 16 short shorts, brief glimpses into the lives of a variety of people living, working and dreaming under the same stars.
Alzheimer's Care - The Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease & Best Practices to Care for People with Alzheimer's & Dementia
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Alzheimer's disease affects about 13 percent of individuals over the age of 65 & about 50 percent of those over age of 85. Near 15 million Americans spend their time caring for a person with Alzheimer’s dementia. "Alzheimer's Care" will teach you all you need to know about the signs & symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, how to care for your loved one, deal with your emotions, family life, & more.
Come Back Early Today
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come Back Early Today tells the powerful true love story of Marie’s remarkable 30-year relationship with a delightfully colorful, wickedly eccentric Romanian gentleman and scholar. The book is also a valuable resource for Alzheimer’s caregivers, illustrating how Marie solved numerous problems that typically arise when caring for someone with dementia.
The Caregiver’s Guide
Price: Free! Words: 7,730. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
A practical guide that offers helpful tips and suggestions for those who have taken on the task of caring for an elderly or terminal ill loved one. This guide brings your challenges to the fore and allows you to see that although the task ahead of you may seem overwhelming, it is not impossible.