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The following list of books provide a small selection of educational books specifically for people living with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Each book comes with a review or an introduction of what the book can offer and a link that takes you to a website if you are interested in finding out more or wish to purchase the book.

Educational

A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body DementiaAlthough Lewy Body Dementia is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly, it is not well known or understood and is often confused with Alzheimer' Disease or Parkinson's. The Caregivers Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is the first book ot present a thorough picture of what Lewy Body Dementia really is.

 

A Caregivers Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is written in everyday language, and is filled with personal examples that connect to the readers' own experiences. It includes quick fact and caregiving tips for easy reference, a comprehensive resource guide, and a glossary of terms and acronyms.

 

To read more on this book or if you wish to purchase the book go to Booktopia.


You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello:
The Montessori Method for Positive Dementia Care

You Say Goodbye and ...In this readable and rewarding book, Tom and Karen Brenner tell the remarkable story of their work with people diagnosed with dementia, using Montessori methods to address the overwhelming challenge of recapturing the joy of relationships even when that no longer seems possible.

The Brenners use the Montessori Method as the foundation for their evidence based memory support program. 

To read more on this book or if you wish to purchase the book go to Amazon.

The Alzheimer's Prevention Program:
Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

Prevention Program
Written by Gary Small, M.D., and his wife, Gigi Vorgan, authors of The New York Times bestseller, The Memory Bible, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program is a whole body, whole mind, easy-to-follow regimen based on the latest research on Alzheimer's disease, and especially the connection between lifestyle and susceptibility.

To read more on this book or if you wish to purchase the book go to Amazon.

 

 

A Different Visit

A Different Visit


This manual was made especially for family members of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other diseases or injuries that affect memory. Included are ideas and instructions for 42 engaging and purposeful activities that will bring new enjoyment to family visits.

To read more on this book or if you wish to purchase the book go to Center for Applied Research in Dementia.