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Laughing With Alzheimer's By Jack Handley
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When his mother Annie was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2009, Kilmarnock man Jack Handley decided to look after her at home. While this book offers advice for other families who've made the same... More > home-care decision, its main message is that looking after an Alzheimer's patient doesn't have to be a chore. Using humour, patience and a little sensible planning, life can be fun for all involved. The book also has a section titled 'Mum's magic moments' that covers many of the funny things Annie did before and after her diagnosis. (Annie fell and broke her hip in December 2016 and now lives in a care facility because the family home is on three levels and a stairlift wasn't feasible.)< Less
Advances In Research and Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease By Samuel Barrack
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Abstract Background: Dementia drug development aims to modulate pathological processes that cause clinical syndromes. Population data (epidemiological neuropathology) will help to model and predict... More > the potential impact of such therapies on dementia burden in older people. Presently this can only be explored through post mortem findings. We report the attributable risks (ARs) for dementia at death for common age-related degenerative and vascular pathologies, and other factors, in the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (MRC CFAS). Methods and Findings: A multicentre, prospective, longitudinal study of older people in the UK was linked to a brain donation programme. Conclusions: Such AR estimates cannot be derived from the living population; rather they estimate the relative contribution of specific pathologies to dementia at death. We found that multiple pathologies determine the overall burden of dementia.< Less
UnMasking Alzheimer's: The Memories Behind the Masks By Cynthia Huling Hummel
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"UnMasking Alzheimer's: The Memories Behind the Masks" is a a collection of photographs of the thirty masks created by Alzheimer's advocate and artist, Cynthia Huling Hummel along with her... More > reflections on the challenges and hopes of living well with an AD diagnosis.< Less
"Will I Always Have Alzheimer's?" By J. M. Horner
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“Will I Always Have Alzheimer’s?” gives a very personal insight into caring for a person with Alzheimer’s. From the first diagnosis and the various stages, you follow the... More > journey as a husband accompanies his wife every step of the way. There are many helpful hints and lots of advice for other carers embarking on a similar route. Heart-rending in places and joyful at times: as J.M. Horner has said “We’ve laughed more than we cried.” This was not the retirement this husband and wife had planned, but love overcomes all obstacles. All royalties will go to the Alzheimer’s Society.< Less
Before the Diagnosis: Stories of Life and Love Before Dementia By Gincy Heins
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This book is a love story and a labor of love. It is an anthology of stories by 36 authors, each about a relative they have known and loved before that person was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s... More > disease or another type of dementia. First and foremost, these stories are about human beings. They are about moms, dads, attorneys, teachers, sailors, dreamers, doers, and lovers. They are about people like you and me; people with hopes and plans for the future who lived, or are still living, a life worth remembering. I hope what you read in these pages touches your life. This book can be found in eBook and print editions at Lulu.com< Less
Before the Diagnosis: Stories of Life and Love Before Dementia By Gincy Heins
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This book is a love story and a labor of love. It is an anthology of stories by 36 authors, each about a relative they have known and loved before that person was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s... More > disease or another type of dementia. First and foremost, these stories are about human beings. They are about moms, dads, attorneys, teachers, sailors, dreamers, doers, and lovers. They are about people like you and me; people with hopes and plans for the future who lived, or are still living, a life worth remembering. I hope what you read in these pages touches your life. This book can be found in eBook and print editions at Lulu.com< Less
Before the Diagnosis: Stories of Life and Love Before Dementia By Gincy Heins
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This book is a love story and a labor of love. It is an anthology of stories by 36 authors, each about a relative they have known and loved before that person was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s... More > disease or another type of dementia. First and foremost, these stories are about human beings. They are about moms, dads, attorneys, teachers, sailors, dreamers, doers, and lovers. They are about people like you and me; people with hopes and plans for the future who lived, or are still living, a life worth remembering. I hope what you read in these pages touches your life. This book can be found in eBook and print editions at Lulu.com< Less
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - ONE COUPLE'S JOURNEY By Frances Siegel
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This book is a guidepost for caregivers and families of Alzheimer's patients, an objective but emotion-filled assessment of how to handle life when the one you love the most begins gradually to lose... More > memories and reason, and medical science cannot restore what is lost or offer any cure. The focus is the case of a prominent scholar with dementia and the impact of the illness on his marriage of 40 years. Frances Siegel kept track of her husband's symptoms, the behaviors that showed a slow but accelerating loss of cognitive function. The author offers her journey of adaptation and adjustment to the changes in their lives. Compassion and love alone become the guides of her existence as she grows in understanding. Readers will be moved and guided by her experiences. The foreword is by the Co-Director of the Neuropsychiatric and Memory Group of Johns Hopkins Hospital.< Less
The complete guide to treating and coping with Alzheimer's Disease By Tim Wormald
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Alzheimer's disease is a common disease and a major cause of death among the elderly today. German physician, Alois Alzheimer, was the first to identify Alzheimer's disease in 1907. So far, the cause... More > of the disease and any cure for it are unknown. Until recently, diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease was very difficult. The symptoms are similar to natural old age and were often lightly passed over as ‘old age syndrome’.< Less
47 Alzheimer’s Preventing Juice Recipes: Naturally Lower the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Without the Use of Pills By Joe Correa CSN
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The exact cause of Alzheimer’s is still unknown, but statistics suggest that women are more exposed to this disease. Doctors believe that specific factors combined together can greatly increase... More > the risks and lead to Alzheimer’s disease. People suffering from arthritis, poor eye sight, weak bones, depression, and hypertension are more likely to develop this serious disease. Naturally, poor diet and lack of exercise can develop a fertile ground for Alzheimer’s. In order to prevent and reduce the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, it’s crucial to change your lifestyle and improve your diet. Brain-friendly foods like green leafy vegetables, nuts, berries, beans, whole grains, fish, and olive oil should be on your daily menu. Having this in mind, I have created a beautiful collection of Alzheimer’s disease preventing juice recipes that are based on fresh and healthy ingredients and will improve your overall health and brain function.< Less