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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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  • 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

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Living Better with Dementia
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  • 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

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  • 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

Increase Your Brainability--And Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

Increase Your Brainability--And Reduce Your Risk of Dementia
  • Author : Larry W. Chambers,Muir Gray
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-27
  • ISBN : 9780198860341
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Based on research from the Optimal Ageing Programme and full of practical, evidence-based advice on managing the major risk factors underpinning dementia, this book will inspire readers to adopt simple but effective lifestyle changes that anyone can make and to take positive action to increase their brainability and live better for longer.

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  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • ISBN : 9780801896491
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Bold, optimistic, and innovative, Basting's cultural critique of dementia care offers a vision for how we can change the way we think about and care for people with memory loss.

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

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

Dementia Reimagined

Dementia Reimagined
  • Author : Tia Powell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • ISBN : 9780735210929
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The cultural and medical history of dementia and Alzheimer's disease by a leading psychiatrist and bioethicist who urges us to turn our focus from cure to care. Despite being a physician and a bioethicist, Tia Powell wasn't prepared to address the challenges she faced when her grandmother, and then her mother, were diagnosed with dementia--not to mention confronting the hard truth that her own odds aren't great. In the U.S., 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day; by the time a

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 : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781421420653
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"When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community is an accessible guide offering answers to such questions as: How do I choose a place for my loved one to live? What can I find out by visiting a candidate memory-care community twice? What do I do if my loved one asks about going home? How can I improve the quality of my visits? What is the best way to handle conflict between residents, or between the resident

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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

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On Vanishing
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  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • ISBN : 9781948226295
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An essential book for those coping with Alzheimer's and other cognitive disorders that “reframe[s] our understanding of dementia with sensitivity and accuracy . . . to grant better futures to our loved ones and ourselves” (Parul Sehgal, The New York Times). An estimated fifty million people in the world suffer from dementia. Diseases such as Alzheimer's erase parts of one's memory but are also often said to erase the self. People don't simply die from such diseases; they are imagined, in the

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Somebody I Used to Know
  • Author : Wendy Mitchell
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781408893340
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  • 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

The 36-hour Day

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001-01
  • ISBN : 0801865212
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A guide to caring for those who can no longer take care of themselves offers information on hospice care and assisted living facilities, types of demetia, nutrition and medication, and new driving laws for the elderly.