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Memories Are Important By Jackie Ross
eBook (PDF): $5.42
Are you worried about memory loss? Loosing important memories can be a distressing and upsetting experience and the sad thing is it can happen to anyone. For many people it can be caused by the... More > natural changes that come with age. For other people it may be caused with the onset of Dementia or Alzheimer’s or other neurological conditions. Memory Support offers simple techniques to help you remember who you are and what is important to you. This E-book gives you easy and cost effective way of recording a ‘Life History’ memory book and box. Jackie Ross has spent over 20 years working in the field, developing and researching the key ideas behind these techniques. Her vast experience of dealing with memory loss in people has led her to create this very simple and cost effective method to help people hold on to their memories.< Less
Knickers in the Fridge By Jane Grierson
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Is there really a lighter side to Alzheimer's? Molly's family think there is, and so, apparently, does Molly. Her heart-warming story demonstrates with elegance and gentle humour that dementia need... More > not be all doom and gloom. Here is a real story about real people - and some very real problems - but written with compassion and charm. This is not a "how to" book, but it will help to lighten the lives of all who have to deal with the intrusion into their lives of this dreaded disease.< 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
Remembrances By Katie Sheahan
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Alzheimer’s Disease is a great equalizer - rich or poor - but usually older - no one is immune from its reach. They say to keep your mind active, to exercise, to eat green leafy vegetables, but... More > my mom did all those things and she still suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease. Even scarier, her brother and her father had it (they called it hardening of the arteries then) so it ‘runs in the family.’ And recently in the news, a doctor has said that the medicines they have been using to fight Alzheimer’s may be fighting the brain’s natural defense systems, rather than fighting the disease. For every book purchased $4.00 goes toward finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease.< Less
The Dementia Experience By Henry Johnson
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The Dementia Experience is a novel by Henry Johnson, a short story based upon real life experiences of people living with a dementia. Are you worried about getting dementia in later life or do you... More > have a relative or friend who already has dementia? Are you interested in caring for people with dementia? This book will prove invaluable in putting your mind at rest. You can have dementia and be happy, and many people living with dementia in care homes are happy. This book will restore your faith in the form of a short story about a girl called Maria who has a week's work experience at a fictitious care home called St Michael's, based upon real life experiences of carers of people and people living with dementia.< Less
Music Trivia By Lynda Kennedy-Pine
eBook (PDF): $13.24
When it may be hard to remember what you had for breakfast, we can easily call up the soundtrack for our lives. Words and music bring back memories of a time gone by. Topics include music of the... More > 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's and a few 60's. This is a simple game book that is sure to start discussions and get people singing. It can be used for senior groups, family gatherings or just with a special senior in your life. 86 Pages, perfect bound.< Less
Did I Make Par? By Ken Hines
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“Did I Make Par” is a story about Charlie Caldwell, a professional golfer that develops Alzheimer’s in his late fifties. However, he has a unique difference from many other... More > sufferers. Charlie has not lost his ability to hit a golf ball. He actually is able to hit it even better since he is not inhibited by the negative thoughts that often plague golfers with a good memory. With the help of his son, Mikey, Charlie qualifies and plays in the US Senior Open. You may have a close family member that needs your care each and every day. This book is dedicated to you as the toll of taking care of a mother, father, wife or husband cannot even be comprehended by those of us not in your shoes. I sincerely hope you enjoy Charlie Caldwell’s story. Ken Hines< Less
Transitions By Tyler Bingham
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More than a year ago I flew out to Chapel Hill, NC to discuss relocation possibilities with my mom. She has been formally diagnosed with Alzheimer’s since 2010. I had expected her transition... More > out to Silver City, NM to take more than two weeks. In a four day period, an iota of her posessions were packed in her car, the sale of her estate set in motion, lawyers met with, state agencies consulted, and temporary housing in Silver City arranged. We drove across the country for three days, arriving in New Mexico a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, 2011. Within a month it was realized that my mom needed assistance with her daily living, even though her vibrant energy and zest for doing were (and continue to be) persuasive traits suggesting otherwise. Neither of us expected to find engaging regularity and connection with the Open Mic experience hosted by Diane’s Parlor - each Sunday we try to find ourselves there. This book chronicles her past year.< Less
The Day It Rained By Dr. Yemonja Smalls
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The Day It Rained is a simply delightful story which opens with little Jamelah sharing her excitement for something she’s waited long and hard for--the Fair. The Day It Rained allows for an... More > intimate peek into the world of Alzheimer’s Disease through the eyes of one little girl whose disappointment is surprisingly dissolved through the unexpected time she shares with her grandmother. With her beautiful illustrations, Dr. Yemonja Smalls presents a book that offers unique opportunities for open communication with young people about what it means to love someone with Alzheimer's. While aimed at the elementary school-aged crowd, the book reaches to touch the hearts of not only the children who read it, but their families and caretakers as well. The Day It Rained seeks to present the reader with thoughts of how to let go and love differently, enjoying those unplanned and unscripted moments that remind us to love even through all that Alzheimer’s Disease sometimes makes us forget.< Less
Caring In the Maze:A Caregiver's Guide for Managing the Dementia Patient By Victoria Wheatley
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This is a “must read” book for family members and others who may be caring for the patients with dementia problems. It covers the basic chores and responsibilities that caregivers must... More > provide. The patient with dementia requires specially trained caretakers and this book provides a summary of information needed to identify and to care for those patients with special needs. “Dementia is a cruel disease. Now caregivers have a wonderful concise book that aids them in the care of those suffering from dementia. A must read for those caring for and family members of those suffering from dementia.” – Veita J.Bland, M.D., Hypertension Specialist & Talk Show Host, Greensboro, N.C. “I think your book is well written and easy to understand and deals well with how to cope with a problem most of us will have to face sooner or later. Thanks for writing it.” – Dr. John Shavers, MD. Baltimore, Maryland< Less

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