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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
A Cruel Twist of Fate By Paul D. Newman
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On August 19, 2009 I was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease at the age of 51. This is my story. Instead of wallowing in bitterness and anxiety, I decided to document the journey I am in... More > the midst of taking through the world of this mind wrenching disease. I weave in and out of chapters, reflecting on my childhood, family, work, early symptoms, music, and the flurry of tests that leads up to my diagnosis. I write about the irony of caring for victims of dementia's for over twenty five years and then wind up with the disease. The focus of the book is to make people aware this disease can turn your life upside down at any age, without prejudice. I want to make people laugh through their tears and bring awareness that this is not just an "old person's disease."< Less
Trying to Remember By Anne Crossman
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Trying to Remember is a stirring and intimate memoir recounting one family's struggle with the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's on a remarkable woman, Betty Nicholas, and the hope that comes from... More > choosing to remember. Its poetry is at once accessible and elegant, creating a moving experience for the reader. This is the story of what Betty remembered, what she forgot, and what those around her remember for her. Trying to Remember is her story of unwavering hope—and theirs.< Less
Stolen Memories By J. A. Anderson
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Stolen Memories chronicles the lives of Maggie and John after Maggie recieves the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. There isn't a happy ending to their story. Yet, their love and devotion... More > to each other, as well as their courageous fight against this mind ravaging disease, should serve as an inspiration to us all. While tragic, Stolen Memories proves hope can be found in a hopeless situation. Joy and laughter can coexist with despair. Above all else, it is a love story that won't be forgotten.< Less
Stolen Memories By J. A. Anderson
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Stolen Memories chronicles the lives of Maggie and John after Maggie recieves the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. There isn't a happy ending to their story. Yet, their love and devotion... More > to each other, as well as their courageous fight against this mind ravaging disease, should serve as an inspiration to us all. While tragic, Stolen Memories proves hope can be found in a hopeless situation. Joy and laughter can coexist with despair. Above all else, it is a love story that won't be forgotten.< Less
The Turning Time By Daniel Potts
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The Turning Time is a book of poetry and photographs which celebrates life and love. Author Daniel C. Potts, M.D. is a neurologist whose father became an artist after the diagnosis of Alzheimer's... More > disease. It was this inspiring story which moved Dr. Potts to begin writing. Potts's poems have spiritual themes, and offer expressions of gratitude for relationships, nature, and other blessings.< Less
Caregiver Daily Journal By Sylvia Barron Baca
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(Paperback) A journal to be used to enter information about your loved one who is being cared for on a daily basis in an organized fashion. Excellent, compact and easy to follow format. Take this... More > journal to the doctor's office with all the necessary information without fumbling, trying to figure out which medications are in use. It saves time, allows you to feel more in control, while being an active and important participant in your loved ones daily care. www.caregiversjournals.com< Less
Caregiver Daily Journal By Sylvia Barron Baca
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(Paperback) A journal to be used to enter information about your loved one who is being cared for on a daily basis in an organized fashion. Excellent, compact and easy to follow format. Take this... More > journal to the doctor's office with all the necessary information without fumbling, trying to figure out which medications are in use. It saves time, allows you to feel more in control, while being an active and important participant in your loved ones daily care. www.caregiversjournals.com< Less
FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN By REGINE DUBONO
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A day by day account inspired and encouraged by Oprah and her OWN Network of what happened in the hospital when Jpshua was admitted for a "fever of unknown origin." A documentary about life... More > in the hospital. And recommendations for all hospital audiences, and PSO(Patient Safety Organizations)on how to spot medical errors before they occur, and how to improve the morale of hospital workers so that they may be re-empowered to healing patients. The goal is to observe, to educate and sometimes use humor to entertain.< Less