Better Living With Dementia

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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  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 338 pages
  • ISBN : 0128119292
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Better Living With Dementia

Better Living With Dementia
  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin,Nancy A. Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 June 2018
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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,

Better Living with Dementia

Better Living with Dementia
  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin,Nancy Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKBetter Living with Dementia

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

Dancing with Dementia
  • Author : Christine Bryden
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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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

Loving Someone Who Has Dementia

Loving Someone Who Has Dementia
  • Author : Pauline Boss
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 August 2011
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Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone Who Has Dementia is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress and grief. The book is for caregivers, family members, friends, neighbors as well as educators and professionals—anyone touched by the epidemic of dementia. Dr.

Living Better with Dementia

Living Better with Dementia
  • Author : Shibley Rahman
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 July 2015
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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

Dignity & Dementia

Dignity & Dementia
  • Author : Mary Beth Wighton
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 February 2021
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Dignity & Dementia: Carpe Diem invites you to experience life with dementia through the lens of the author. This easy-to-read book pulls you into the writer's world with short journal entries, published as written, from the time of her diagnosis through the first six years of her journey with a cognitive impairment. Written with optimism and humour, this book offers a first-hand perspective on the joys and challenges of life and love while living with dementia....

Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners and Caregivers

Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners and Caregivers
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Care Services,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 23 November 2021
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Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Author : Nicole D. Anderson,Kelly J. Murphy,Angela K. Troyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 06 August 2012
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One in ten adults over 65 has some form of mild cognitive impairment or MCI--thinking problems that go beyond those associated with normal aging, but that fall short of the serious impairments experienced by people with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. This is the first book written specifically for individuals with MCI, for their loved ones, and for the health care professionals who treat them. Written by three clinicians and researchers who have devoted their careers to MCI patients, this book

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 : JHU Press
  • Release : 09 October 2016
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Life changes dramatically for the entire family when the decision is made to move a person who has dementia from home to community care. Rachael Wonderlin, a gerontologist, dementia care expert, and popular dementia care blogger, helps caregivers cope with the difficult behaviors, emotions, and anxieties that both they and their loved one may experience. Writing from her own practice and drawing on the latest research in gerontology and dementia, Wonderlin explains the different kinds of dementia, details the wide

Living With Dementia

Living With Dementia
  • Author : Lars-Christer Hydén,Eleonor Antelius
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 23 September 2017
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Traditionally, dementia has been defined primarily in terms of loss: loss of cognitive and communicative competencies, loss of identity, loss of personal relationships. People living with dementia have been portrayed as increasingly dependent on others, with their loved ones seen more as care givers than as spouses, children and relatives. However, in the last two decades this view of the person living with dementia as an 'empty vessel' has been increasingly challenged, and the focus has shifted from one of

Living Your Best with Early-stage Alzheimer's

Living Your Best with Early-stage Alzheimer's
  • Author : Lisa Snyder
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Recent medical advances have made it possible to diagnose Alzheimer's at an early stage when a person may have many years ahead with only mild symptoms. The result is that a growing number of people with early-stage Alzheimer's are seeking information about how to take charge of their diagnosis, manage symptoms, and cope effectively with the condition. Living Your Best with Early-Stage Alzheimer's: An Essential Guide offers the person who is living with Alzheimer's a practical guide on coping with

Keep Sharp

Keep Sharp
  • Author : Sanjay Gupta
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 05 January 2021
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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 Sanjay Gupta. Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting-edge research can help you heighten and protect brain function and maintain cognitive health at any age. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Author : Nicole D. Anderson,Kelly J. Murphy,Angela K. Troyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 23 August 2012
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This book is for individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), their loved ones, and health care professionals who care for these patients. The text is loaded with up-to-date, scientifically substantiated knowledge about what MCI is, how it affects people, and how to take a proactive approach to health and wellbeing for living with MCI.

Living with Dementia

Living with Dementia
  • Author : Veljko Dubljević,Frances Bottenberg
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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This book addresses current issues in the neuroscience and ethics of dementia care, including philosophical as well as ethical legal, and social issues (ELSIs), issues in clinical, institutional, and private care-giving, and international perspectives on dementia and care innovations. As such, it is a must-read for anyone interested in a well-researched, thought-provoking overview of current issues in dementia diagnosis, care, and social and legal policy. All contributions reflect the latest neuroscientific research on dementia, either broadly construed or in terms