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,

Living Better with Dementia

Living Better with Dementia
  • Author : Shibley Rahman
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 July 2015
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  • Author : Christine Bryden
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 19 May 2021
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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 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

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  • Author : Lisa Snyder
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 19 May 2021
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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

Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions

Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions
  • Author : Linda Garcia,Lynn McCleary,Neil Drummond
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 February 2020
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Evidence-Informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions provides evidence-informed approaches and future directions for supporting a higher quality of life for people living with dementia. Through a person-centered lens, this book equips care providers to better help people living with dementia align their expectations and hopes with the trajectories they can expect in their journey. It highlights the various transitions that those with dementia will experience and describes best practices for optimal adjustment to each. Topics covered include problem identification, driving

Dear Alzheimer's

Dear Alzheimer's
  • Author : Keith Oliver
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 18 April 2019
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Keith Oliver was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2010, and has since become a leading activist for dementia care, and an international speaker. Telling his story through a diary format, this book gives an unparalleled insight into what day-to-day life with dementia is like, and how he continued to live a full life after diagnosis.

Somebody I Used to Know

Somebody I Used to Know
  • Author : Wendy Mitchell
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 05 June 2018
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“A brave and illuminating journey inside the mind, heart, and life of a person with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.”—Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice Wendy Mitchell had a busy job with the British National Health Service, raised her two daughters alone, and spent her weekends running and climbing mountains. Then, slowly, a mist settled deep inside the mind she once knew so well, blurring the world around her. She didn’t know it then, but dementia was starting to

Dementia

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  • Author : June Andrews
  • Publisher : Souvenir Press
  • Release : 24 September 2020
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'Will help families and friends of people with dementia all over the world' Dame Judi Dench Written by an expert, this essential guide will help those with dementia, and their families, make sure that they can stay well and happy for as long as possible. It offers clear and sensible information and advice about: - Recognising symptoms and getting help - Treatment and remaining healthy - Being a carer - Managing financially - Care homes and staying at home This

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Dementia with Dignity
  • Author : Judy Cornish
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 22 January 2019
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The revolutionary how-to guidebook that details ways to make it easier to provide dementia home care for people experiencing Alzheimer's or dementia. Alzheimer's home care is possible! Dementia with Dignity explains the groundbreaking new approach: the DAWN Method(R), designed so families and caregivers can provide home care. It outlines practical tools and techniques to help your loved one feel happier and more comfortable so that you can postpone the expense of long-term care. In this book you'll learn: -The

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Learning to Speak Alzheimer's
  • Author : Joanne Koenig Coste
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 19 May 2021
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