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Mommie Dementia By Denise Taylor
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In today's society there lives a demonic spirit called Dementia. This demon attacks the mind and causes memory loss and character and attitude adjustments. Mommie Dementia is a story about what... More > happens when mommies mind is no longer there. Also how Dementia causes creative challenges that destroys families and relationships in such a horrific way that GOD HIMSELF is the only one that is qualified and able to repair the damages.< Less
DEMENTIA DIARY: A Care Giver's Journal By Robert Tell
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HARD COVER EDITION———WHAT'S IT LIKE to be the only son of a widowed mother who is rapidly sinking into the opaque fog of dementia, and who lives alone half a continent away? ROBERT... More > TELL tells this tale with compassion and humor. DEMENTIA DIARY reads like fiction and covers the fifteen year period from his father's shocking death in a department store to his mother’s 92nd birthday. It is meant to be a “portable support group.” If you have watched helplessly as your parent, spouse or friend’s identity disappeared into the sinkhole of Alzheimer’s Disease (or another dementia), this heart-wrenching memoir will touch you deeply< Less
DEMENTIA DIARY: A Care Giver's Journal By Robert Tell
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PAPERBACK & DOWNLOAD EDITIONS———For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale... More > with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirits.< Less
Aging and Older Adulthood: Smart Tips for Aging With Grace, Managing Aging and Dementia In Parents Including Daily Living With a Healthier Body, and a Happier Soul! By Monica Davis
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Many don't like to think about it …in fact, many don’t talk about it at all. But, we must all face it…. I am talking of the phenomenon called aging of course. Nevertheless, the... More > bitter truth is that all of us will one time or the other get old. In fact, age is irreversible. Once you start counting and celebrating birthdays, that's it. You don’t need to accept it but you are getting old! One of the most interesting topics on aging when in discussion is our skin, and in fact, by that I mean ‘anti-aging skin care’. Well, the fact remains that as one gets older, the natural defense of our skin (and in reality the whole of the body) starts weakening. Well, finally, you should remember that aging is a natural process and there is nothing you or I can do about it, as in, we cannot stop it from happening! However, in this book you will get all the anti-aging tips and measures that can at best help in delaying the aging process and indeed, help you age gracefully in the process!< Less
My Mother and the Thief: A Daughter's Journey Through Caregiving and Dementia By Karren Paoli Ray
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This is a daughter's story about her difficult journey caregiving for her mother who is suffering from dementia. This story describes the maze of processes and paperwork where advocacy is a must. It... More > articulates the anger, bewilderment, belief, and burn-out that caregivers often feel. This book will help caregivers know that they are not alone and that the memory of their loved one, as the person they were, does return along with peace.< Less
The Flavors of Dementia: My Roller Coaster Journey through Caregiving By Sandy Sansalone
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Sheds light on the difficult subject of dementia, with a loving yet humorous account of a daughter's journey in caring for her father. An informative, entertaining and heartbreaking story.
When Your Parents Turn Two By jk bennett
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Fifty percent of baby boomers will be faced with taking the new space ride of mindlessness with their parents who have Alzheimers or a related form of dementia. Take a deep breath and remember all... More > the rules of joint tripping from your college days. It's your turn to be there for them, show them the ropes and make the short road ahead as carefree for them as possible. You've been there. Teach your parents well.< Less
When Your Parents Turn Two By jk bennett
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Fifty percent of baby boomers will be faced with taking the new space ride of mindlessness with their parents who have Alzheimers or a related form of dementia. Take a deep breath and remember all... More > the rules of joint tripping from your college days. It's your turn to be there for them, show them the ropes and make the short road ahead as carefree for them as possible. You've been there. Teach your parents well.< Less
Our Parents, Ourselves: Health Care for an Aging Population By Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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Using Medicare claims data, this report examines the demographics of older adults, including age, race, enrollment status, and other characteristics, to understand who are the older adults of today... More > in the U.S. It explores the care experienced by this population, looking at the number and types of care providers they see, along with the frequency with which they have contact with the health care system. It identifies areas in which patient-centered improvements are most needed for older patients, as well as recognizes areas in which those improvements are already under way. Finally, it notes the distinctive challenges and opportunities presented by special populations, including people with multiple chronic conditions and dementia.< Less
Fading from Memory: What Happens to a Family When Both Parents Have Alzheimers? By Mike Pritchard
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"If you're caring for a parent who has cognitive problems, you'll find comfort, sympathy and humor in Fading from Memory" - Mona Johnson, author of 'The Tangled Neuron' blog. ‘Fading... More > from Memory’ is a son’s personal journal covering the period 2006-2009, during which his parents are first diagnosed with, and eventually succumb to, Alzheimer’s disease. The journal follows the family’s responses to the progressively more desperate needs of their parents with humour, insight, compassion, exasperation, enterprise and, finally, resignation. This book paints a raw, honest, but at times also heartwarming, picture of what really happens when Alzheimer’s strikes - twice. The author exhibits a deep and natural curiosity about what is happening to his parents' minds, how they came to be as they are, what steps can be taken to alleviate their troubles, and what choices the family has available. As fast as problems come at them, the family put up solutions, until eventually they can do no more.< Less