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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 June 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128119297
  • Page : 338 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies highlights evidence-based best practices for improving the lives of patients with dementia. It presents the local and global challenges of these patients, also coupling foundational knowledge with specific strategies to overcome these challenges. The book examines the trajectory of the disease, offers stage-appropriate practices and strategies to improve quality of life, provides theoretical and practical frameworks that inform on ways to support and care for individuals living with dementia, includes evidence-based recommendations for research, and details global examples of care approaches that work. Weaves research evidence and theories with practical know-how. Identifies support strategies for home, community, and health care settings. Provides stage-appropriate strategies relative to dementia severity. Summarizes dementia pathology, diagnosis, and progression. Considers the changing needs of both the individual with dementia and family and formal caregivers. Offers evidence-informed recommendations for research, practice, policy, and how to make things better at home, in the community, in healthcare and service settings, and through national policies. Provides local and global exemplars of what works. Provides case vignettes to illustrate key points with real examples. Contains brief conversations with national and international experts.

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Better Living With Dementia

Better Living With Dementia
  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin,Nancy A. Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-04
  • ISBN : 9780128119297
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Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies highlights evidence-based best practices for improving the lives of patients with dementia. It presents the local and global challenges of these patients, also coupling foundational knowledge with specific strategies to overcome these challenges. The book examines the trajectory of the disease, offers stage-appropriate practices and strategies to improve quality of life, provides theoretical and practical frameworks that inform on ways to support and care for individuals living with dementia,

Dancing with Dementia

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  • Author : Christine Bryden
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 184310332X
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Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. Dancing with Dementia is a vivid account of her experiences of living with dementia, exploring the effects of memory problems, loss of independence, difficulties in communication and the exhaustion of coping with simple tasks. She describes how, with the support of her husband Paul, she continues to lead an active life nevertheless, and explains how professionals and

Keep Sharp

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  • Author : Sanjay Gupta
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-01-05
  • ISBN : 9781501166754
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Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline by neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our minds sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers “the book all of us need, young and old” (Walter Isaacson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Code Breaker) with insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting-edge

Living Better with Dementia

Living Better with Dementia
  • Author : Shibley Rahman
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-07-21
  • ISBN : 9781784500627
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What do national dementia strategies, constantly evolving policy and ongoing funding difficulties mean for people living well with dementia? Adopting a broad and inclusive approach, Shibley Rahman presents a thorough critical analysis of existing dementia policy, and tackles head-on current and controversial topics at the forefront of public and political debate, such as diagnosis in primary care, access to services for marginalised groups, stigma and discrimination, integrated care, personal health budgets, personalised medicine and the use of GPS tracking. Drawing

When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community

When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community
  • Author : Rachael Wonderlin
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11
  • ISBN : 9781421420646
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Writing from her own practice and drawing on the latest research in gerontology and dementia, Wonderlin explains the different kinds of dementia, details the wide range of care communities available for people who have dementia, and speaks empathetically to the worry and guilt many families feel. "Do not let anyone make you feel like you have taken the 'easy way out' by choosing a dementia care community," she writes. "You are still going to deal with a lot of challenging

Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions

Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions
  • Author : Linda Garcia,Lynn McCleary,Neil Drummond
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-02
  • ISBN : 9780128175675
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Evidence-Informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions provides evidence-informed approaches and future directions for supporting a higher quality of life for people living with dementia. Through a person-centered lens, this book equips care providers to better help people living with dementia align their expectations and hopes with the trajectories they can expect in their journey. It highlights the various transitions that those with dementia will experience and describes best practices for optimal adjustment to each. Topics covered include problem identification, driving

Increase Your Brainability--And Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

Increase Your Brainability--And Reduce Your Risk of Dementia
  • Author : Charles Alessi,Larry William Chambers,John Armstrong Muir Gray
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 9780198860341
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Dreaded by many people as an inevitable part of normal aging, Dementia has displaced Cancer as the most feared health problem. Cancer continues to be a serious condition, but it is often curable, and almost always treatable. In contrast, the fear of dementia is complicated by the fear of ageing, and by muddled thinking about its relationship with Alzheimer's disease. Yet, there is no reason to be disheartened. Ever-evolving scientific evidence means that we can be increasingly optimistic about the

Dementia: The Basics

Dementia: The Basics
  • Author : Anthea Innes,Lesley Calvert,Gail Bowker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21
  • ISBN : 9781317484622
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Dementia: The Basics provides the reader with a clear and compassionate introduction to dementia and an accessible guide to dealing with different parts of the dementia journey, from pre-diagnosis and diagnosis to post-diagnostic support, increasing care needs and end of life care. Co-authored by an academic, a person living with dementia and a family carer, the book endeavours to raise awareness of dementia, challenge stereotypical and negative ideas about what it means to have dementia and champion a society where

The Caregiver's Guide to Memory Care and Dementia Communities

The Caregiver's Guide to Memory Care and Dementia Communities
  • Author : Rachael Wonderlin
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2022-09-06
  • ISBN : 9781421444338
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This practical guide provides general caregiving tips and helps you decide when and how to transition your loved one to a dementia care community. Caring for someone with dementia is challenging, especially when it comes time to think about other living arrangements. What do you need to know about dementia, including its different stages? What do you do if the person you're caring for seems to have trouble recognizing you? When is it time to move a person living with

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care
  • Author : Laura Wayman
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • ISBN : 9781421422282
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Wayman offers compassionate advice on overcoming practical and emotional obstacles to maintaining meaningful relationship with loved ones who have dementia and memory loss. She offers caregiving insights and information about the dangers of denying the onset of cognitive problems.

Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia

Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia
  • Author : John Dunlop, MD
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14
  • ISBN : 9781433552120
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There Is Hope . . . When a patient is diagnosed with dementia, it impacts not only the patient but also those who care for them. It can be devastating to watch loved ones lose the independence, personality, and abilities that once defined them, knowing there is no cure. How should Christians respond to a diagnosis of dementia? Experienced geriatrician Dr. John Dunlop wants to transform the way we view dementia—showing us how God can be honored through such a tragedy as

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When Someone You Know Has Dementia
  • Author : June Andrews
  • Publisher : Greystone Books
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • ISBN : 9781771642163
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Across the world, almost 50 million people have dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents, partners, siblings, or friends. And while many countries are learning to cope with aging populations, dementia is becoming ever more of a challenge for many societies and individuals. Huge numbers of people who are diagnosed, or who are dealing with the diagnosis of a loved one, feel alone. When Someone You Know Has Dementia aims to fill this gap, providing

Somebody I Used to Know

Somebody I Used to Know
  • Author : Wendy Mitchell
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781408893340
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THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE TIMES SELECTED AS A SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE TIMES AND THE MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Revelatory' Guardian 'A miracle' Telegraph 'Remarkable' Daily Mail 'A landmark book' Financial Times How do you build a life when all that you know is changing? How do you conceive of love

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  • Author : Nicole D. Anderson,Kelly J. Murphy,Angela K. Troyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-08-06
  • ISBN : 9780199978908
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One in ten adults over 65 has some form of mild cognitive impairment or MCI--thinking problems that go beyond those associated with normal aging, but that fall short of the serious impairments experienced by people with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. This is the first book written specifically for individuals with MCI, for their loved ones, and for the health care professionals who treat them. Written by three clinicians and researchers who have devoted their careers to MCI patients, this book

Care at Home for People Living with Dementia

Care at Home for People Living with Dementia
  • Author : Ceci, Christine,Purkis, Mary Ellen
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781447359319
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What ‘kind’ of community is demanded by a problem like dementia? As aspects of care continue to transition from institutional to community and home settings, this book considers the implications for people living with dementia and their carers. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and case studies from Canada, this book analyses the intersections of formal dementia strategies and the experiences of families and others on the frontlines of care. Considering the strains placed on care systems by the COVID-19 pandemic, this