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Caregiving for Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Caregivers provide help to those who need assistance taking care of themselves. That can include family members, friends, or other acquaintances. The books included here will offer tips and advice on how to help provide care to those with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia.

The central idea underlying the book is that much can be done to improve the lives of people with dementia and of those caring for them. The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.

A very easy to read book that explains what Alzheimer’s Disease is and how to care for someone with Alzheimer’s.

If you or someone you love has Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, you may feel frightened, angry, and uncertain about what the future holds. This authoritative resource will answer your questions and serve as your trusted guide.

This dynamic video offers insight, hope, and understanding for anyone who cares for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

This handbook is intended to help families understand the possible causes of common behavior changes and learn to respond more effectively to behaviors. The book includes strategies for the following: challenges with dressing, eating, bathing, toileting, mouth care; agitation, anxiety, anger, and aggression; sleep and sundowning; wanting to go home; wandering, walking or pacing; repetitive behaviors; hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia; physical intimacy and sexual behavior.

Professionals and family caregivers need to know that there are preventive measures available to create safer environments that maximize autonomy while minimizing risk for people with dementia in their care. The authors focus on specific responses to wandering behavior and describe ways to create a safe environment in the home and community.

This book focuses on what caregivers need to know to help manage the medical, physical, emotional, and practical needs of their charges, as well as themselves.

Your hands-on guide to dealing with dementia. You’ll get an understanding of the symptoms of dementia, make sense of the stages of the illness, and grasp the differences between the various types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia.