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Dementia From The Inside

Author : Dr Jennifer Bute
ISBN : 9780281080694
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Dr. Jennifer Bute was a highly qualified senior doctor in a large clinical practice, whose patients included those with dementia. Then she began to notice symptoms in herself. After she was given a diagnosis, she resolved to explore what could be done to slow the progress of dementia, and to help people living with it.
Category: Health & Fitness

Inside The Dementia Epidemic

Author : Martha Stettinius
ISBN : 9780984932627
Genre : Alzheimer's disease
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The unflinching and hopeful story of one woman's journey into family caregiving, and a vivid overview of the challenges of Alzheimer's care. With the passion of a committed daughter and the fervor of a tireless reporter, Martha Stettinius weaves this compelling story of caregiving for her demented mother with a broad exploration of the causes of Alzheimer's disease, means of treating it, and hopes for preventing it. She shares the lessons she's learned over seven years of caregiving at home, in assisted living, a rehabilitation center, a "memory care" facility for people living with dementia, and a nursing home--lessons not just about how to navigate the system, but how caregiving helped the author to grow closer to her mother, and to learn to nurture her mother's spirit through the most advanced stages of dementia.
Category: Alzheimer's disease

A Look Inside Alzheimer S

Author : Marjorie N. Allen
ISBN : 9781936303465
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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" A Look Inside Alzheimer's is a captivating read for friends, families and loved ones affected by this mind-robbing disease. Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease will take comfort in the voice of a fellow traveler experiencing similar challenges, frustrations, and triumphs. Family and professional caregivers will be enlightened by this book and gain a better understanding of this unfathomable world and how best to care for someone living in it. Susan and PJ, share their accounts of their own transformation and deterioration with early-onset Alzheimer's Disease and Marjorie shares her perspective as the wife of a person living with Alzheimer's Disease. The book addresses the complexity and emotions surrounding issues such as the loss of independence, unwanted personality shifts, struggle to communicate, and more. The three life-stories intertwined along with boxed quotes from professionals in the field make this book special. "
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Facilitating Aging In Place Safe Sound And Secure An Issue Of Nursing Clinics

Author : Lazelle E. Benefield
ISBN : 9780323299435
Genre : Medical
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The articles appearing in this geriatrics-focused issue are consistent with the collaborative and translational concepts held by a life course perspective. Each supports interprofessional collaboration and some are either authored or coauthored by interdisciplinary colleagues. Three goals are reflected in these articles: keeping community-dwelling older adults safe, sensible, and secure with solutions that will enable them to stay healthy, wise, and aware. Topics include maintaining physical functions, benefits and consequences of weight-bearing exercise on foot health; cancer prevention; managing nocturia’s effect on sleep quality and safety; protection from financial exploitation; and providing safe and affordable living environments. Several articles address physical or cognitive challenges that include monitoring medication adherence, threat of anxiety and stigma in dementia, and approaches to managing self-care in the home for persons with dementia. These evidence-based articles address emerging and best practices to support targeted interventions for persons in community-dwelling home settings. They provide a frame-work of person-centered approaches that foster good health in older age, a central tenet of aging in place and the global response to population aging.
Category: Medical

The Creative Arts In Dementia Care

Author : Jill Hayes
ISBN : 0857002511
Genre : Psychology
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The physical care of people with dementia is of vital importance, but so too is their emotional, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing. The creative arts are gaining increasing recognition not only as a tool for delivering effective person-centred dementia care, but also for attending to soul as well as body. Encouraging those who care for people with dementia to develop their own creative skills, this book provides a creative map of care with easy-to-follow examples and detailed case studies. After explaining why adopting a creative approach is central to effective dementia care, the authors go on to discuss meditation, singing, movement and storytelling, describing the therapeutic benefits of each and giving practical examples of how they can be used with individuals or groups. They also look at the importance of creative supervision in promoting creativity and creating a safe space for honest interpersonal connection: an essential foundation for effective teamwork. This book will be an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the care of a person with dementia, including professional staff in residential and nursing homes, hospitals and day centres, families and other non-professional carers.
Category: Psychology

A Creative Toolkit For Communication In Dementia Care

Author : Karrie Marshall
ISBN : 9781784502065
Genre : Health & Fitness
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How can carers and relatives support a person's identity, relationships and emotional wellbeing through changes that occur in the later stages of dementia? Drawing on over ten years' experience of working with people with dementia, Karrie Marshall provides a toolkit of tried and tested creative activities to support communication and relationships. Activities are vast and varied, with outdoor activities such as bird-watching and star-gazing aimed at supporting physical health, artistic activities such as collage creation to support identity, and musical activities such as sounds and voice warm-ups to support self-expression. Marshall also sensitively covers end of life care for people with dementia, explaining how emotional support can be provided through gentle breathing activities and even puppetry, as well as covering the legal importance of power of attorney.
Category: Health & Fitness

Inside Marketing

Author : Detlev Zwick
ISBN : 9780191647932
Genre : Business & Economics
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The intensification of marketing activities in recent years has led the public to become much more aware of its role as consumers. Yet, the increased visibility of marketing materials and associated messages in everyday life is in contrast with the often little understood inner workings of the marketing profession itself, despite the widespread recognition of marketers as key agents in shaping the face of global capitalism. Inside Marketing offers a theoretically informed critical perspective on contemporary marketing practice and its growing cultural, economic, and political influence worldwide. This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners from the fields of business, history, economic sociology, and cultural anthropology, to analyse the inner workings and outer effects of marketing as a material social practice, an ideology, and a technique. Their work raises some important and timely questions. How has marketing transformed the pharmaceutical industry and what are the consequences for our lives? How does marketing influence the way we think of progress and modernity? How has marketing changed the way we think of childhood? And how does marketing appropriate the creativity of consumers for profit? This book offers scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners a theoretical and conceptual understanding of how marketing works as a cultural institution and as an ideology.
Category: Business & Economics

The Safano Dementia

Author : Selina Elliot
ISBN : 9781491819340
Genre : Fiction
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Where were her shoes? It was strange to even think about it. There were certainly more frightening things to consider. The guns, the men, the crash; plus there were all the things left behind which included her passport. These were all too much. So she thought, instead, about her bare feet. Rebecca Dawson had worked hard to afford this trip to France. She wanted to see everything, and experience all Europe had to offer. And she longed for adventure. Canada was home but it was safe. What was life without a little adventure? What she hadn’t wanted was what she and her two best friends had found. Now they faced imprisonment, torture, and slavery. But the most frightening was the one thing they didn’t know about; the reason Fredrick Brouillette and his group were here. And in the midst of it all, Rebecca would have the answer to the one question she had never seriously asked herself, how would she handle a crisis?
Category: Fiction

Inside Alzheimer S

Author : Nancy D. Pearce
ISBN : 0978829913
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 90.30 MB
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Tells how dozens of persons with dementia and their sharing of wisdom, humor and life's teachings led the author to the six basic principles of connection: Intend a Connection, Free Yourself of Judgment, Love, Open to Receive Love, Silence and Thankfulness. Original.
Category: Family & Relationships

Inside The Brain

Author : Ronald Kotulak
ISBN : 0836232895
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 33.90 MB
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Describes recent scientific understanding of how the brain gets built, providing insight into human behavior and the effects of nature and nurture; and discusses how the brain gets damaged by environmental, internal, and external influences.
Category: Health & Fitness

Asking To Die Inside The Dutch Debate About Euthanasia

Author : David C. Thomasma
ISBN : 0792351851
Genre : Medical
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In the Netherlands, euthanasia is legal, and doctors can openly and intentionally end the life of their patients. This book addresses the debate among Dutch physicians, policy-makers, lawyers, and bioethicists, as well as families, using academic papers as well as personal experiences.
Category: Medical

Dementia Care With Black And Latino Families

Author : Delia J González Sanders, PhD LCSW
ISBN : 9780826106780
Genre : Social Science
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "The authors have created a book that comfortably combines substantial research findings with readable, practical guidelines for assessment and intervention in the real-world practice of social work. This authoritatively researched, well-written volume will appeal to the multiple disciplines involved in assisting dementia patients and their families. It will also be useful for academic health care collections...Highly recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Understanding the role of dementia caregivers in different ethnic and cultural contexts is one of the most important skills that social workers should master. This comprehensive volume provides practical guidance for social work professionals who work with Black and Latino families living with the daily challenges of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. It is grounded in the interpretation and meaning of dementia in Black and Latino cultural heritages, and based on both a solid theoretical framework and the substantial research and clinical expertise of the authors. Detailed, step-by-step guidelines to assessment and intervention in ethnic-specific situations provide useful strategies that go beyond generic solutions. The text presents an overview of the epidemiology and clinical course of dementia with a focus on those forms of the disease most common to Blacks and Latinos. It addresses family care and role responsibilities in ethnic families and their theoretical, ethnic, and cultural foundations. Self-efficacy and cognitive behavioral problem-solving theories are discussed as modalities of choice. The text also considers financial and service delivery trends and use of technology, and provides detailed forms, documents, and dementia care resources. Numerous case studies will help readers to quickly put information into the context of real-world situations. Key Features: Provides concrete, targeted interventions for assisting ethnic family caregivers in confronting day-to-day issues Explains how and why self-efficacy and cognitive behavioral problem-solving theories are particularly useful for social work with ethnic family caregivers Offers detailed, step-by-step guidelines to assessment and intervention Includes problem-solving forms, documents, and additional dementia care resources Contains vivid supporting case studies in each chapter
Category: Social Science

Trial Designs And Outcomes In Dementia Therapeutic Research

Author : Kenneth Rockwood
ISBN : 9780203340653
Genre : Medical
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Given the increased attention by clinicians, researchers and the pharmaceutical industry to the management and treatment of dementia not only in the elderly but also in increasingly younger populations, the demands for effective evidence-based pharmaceutical control of dementia and quantitative assessment of outcomes have increased. Since some firs
Category: Medical

Dementia Praecox Studies

Author : Bayard Holmes
ISBN : UOM:39015070369940
Genre : Adolescence
File Size : 83.1 MB
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Category: Adolescence

Inside Out And Outside In

Author : Joan Berzoff
ISBN : 0765703424
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 28.27 MB
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Shows how to find value in understanding people's pain and resilience in the context of their internal dynamic struggles, biological make-up, and social realities. This book demonstrates how to use this knowledge to create a language of meaning for people's difficulties.
Category: Psychology

Forget Memory

Author : Anne Davis Basting
ISBN : 9780801896491
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 40.98 MB
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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.
Category: Health & Fitness

Living And Dying With Dementia

Author : Neil Small
ISBN : 0198566875
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42.33 MB
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This title describes what might be achieved if the values and best practice of both dementia care and palliative care are brought together.
Category: Medical

Dancing With Dementia

Author : Christine Bryden
ISBN : 184310332X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 67.76 MB
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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 carers can help. This book is a thoughtful exploration of how dementia challenges our ideas of personal identity and of the process of self-discovery it can bring about.
Category: Health & Fitness

Design For Nature In Dementia Care

Author : Garuth Chalfont
ISBN : 9781843105718
Genre : Medical
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Adopts a holistic and person-centred approach to caring for dementia sufferers by considering their emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being. Provides comprehensive examples of the wide range of ways a person can connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities, elements and environments.
Category: Medical

Dementia A Novel

Author : Georgevine Moss
Genre : Fiction
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Feeling sad? Angry? How about crazy? Look around you. The Sisters. Can you see them? In this genre-bending debut the supernatural world of Dark Heavens is forever connected with human life in Urban Falls through the Sisters, a group of Dark beings in charge of human emotions. When a Sister abuses her power, the balance of human emotions is disturbed and action must be taken to prevent the human world from falling into chaos. The Sisters must be stripped of their powers and be replaced. But there are rules to be followed. The Sisters ask for time to restore the balance and time is granted to them. So begins the hunt for the person that can help the Sisters remain in power, and for all beings that want to see the Sisters gone, the race against time to prevent them from succeeding. In these turbulent times, Sandrelle Anders (@sandrelle) has to take her own difficult journey through both worlds to discover who she is and what it means to be human. Dementia is her story.
Category: Fiction