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. Offers evidence-based strategies for making life better for dementia patients at home, in the community, and in health care and service settings Provides an overview of the disease pathology, current diagnostic criteria, and the stages and trajectory of the illness Includes intervention strategies to support formal caregivers Looks at the role of environmental design and technology in dementia care

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  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Better Living with Dementia

Better Living with Dementia
  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin,Nancy Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 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 A. Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 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,

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

Dancing with Dementia

Dancing with Dementia
  • Author : Christine Bryden
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 23 July 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 : 24 June 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.

Forget Memory

Forget Memory
  • Author : Anne Davis Basting
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 01 July 2009
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Bold, optimistic, and innovative, Basting's cultural critique of dementia care offers a vision for how we can change the way we think about and care for people with memory loss.

I'm Still Here

I'm Still Here
  • Author : John Zeisel
  • Publisher : Piatkus Books
  • Release : 23 July 2021
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The unfortunate popular perception is that when someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, they are immediately lost to themselves, to those who love them and to those they love. In I'M STILL HERE, John Zeisel shows how you can connect with someone through the fog of dementia and build a relationship with the person within. This groundbreaking book focuses on connecting with Alzheimer's sufferers through the abilities that don't diminish over the course of the disease, such as understanding music, art,

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

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

Learning to Speak Alzheimer's

Learning to Speak Alzheimer's
  • Author : Joanne Koenig Coste
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 08 September 2004
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More than four million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and as many as twenty million have close relatives or friends with the disease. Revolutionizing the way we perceive and live with Alzheimer’s, Joanne Koenig Coste offers a practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers that emphasizes relating to patients in their own reality. Her accessible and comprehensive method, which she calls habilitation, works to enhance communication between carepartners and patients and has proven successful with

Life Story Work with People with Dementia

Life Story Work with People with Dementia
  • Author : Polly Kaiser,Ruth Eley
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 September 2016
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Introducing life story work, a way for people with dementia to connect with their relatives, carers and the professionals working with them. This evidence-based book explains the many benefits of life story work, with practical guidance for introducing it in a variety of settings. The authors show how life story work can empower people with dementia to inform care practitioners and family members what care and support they may need now and in the future, by taking into account their

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.

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 : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release : 01 November 2016
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"When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community is an accessible guide offering answers to such questions as: How do I choose a place for my loved one to live? What can I find out by visiting a candidate memory-care community twice? What do I do if my loved one asks about going home? How can I improve the quality of my visits? What is the best way to handle conflict between residents, or between the resident