The Alzheimer's and Memory Cafe:
How to Start and Succeed with Your Own Cafe This enjoyable book gives a comprehensive review of the Alzheimer's Cafe concept as a model to create meaningful engagement for people living with dementia and their care partners. Drawing on a variety of cafe experiences across the US and beyond, Jytte Lokvig provides a multitude of ideas for creating such a space in your community. This is not simply a "cookie-cutter" book, but more importantly serves as a book of possibilities that are as rich and varied as the people and places they serve.
Dr.Al Power, Author of Dementia Beyond Disease
The Alzheimer's Creativity Project:
The Caregiver's Ultimate Guide to a Good Day; Communication and Activities in the World of Alzheimer's
Creative activities for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias in an easy-to-follow format for professionals and family caregivers. A full color guide to projects, art making, and other purposeful activities, as well as the basics of effective communication and approaches. This book is based on ten years of creativity sessions with people with advanced dementia and late stage Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's A to Z
A Quick Reference Guide
Alzheimer's A to Z is organized like an encyclopedia, in a convenient alphabetical format that allows you to find the information you need when you need it. Practical entries treat subjects like dressing, transporting, and talking with people with Alzheimer's. Discussions of medical and neurological aspects of the disease treat topics like the functions of short and long-term memory systems. Psychological entries explore emotional and communication issues related to Alzheimer's care. Each entry is engagingly written in direct, uncomplicated language that makes even difficult concepts easy to understand. The tone of the book is positive and constructive, making it as easy to give as it is to read.
The Alzheimer's and Dementia Handbook
Introduction to world of Alzheimer’s and dementia; communication and approaches; finding the right care facility, and how to transition into a new community.
An excellent resource for individual caregivers
Paperback (handy pocketbook size)
1 handbook $10.00 + S&H = $13.00
5 handbooks $40.00 + S&H = $46.00
10 handbooks $75.00 + S&H = $82.00
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