The 36-Hour Day
A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias
Nancy L. Mace, MA, And Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH
I"m Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer's Care
John Zeisel Ph.D.
A revolutionary new approach to Alzheimer’s care, focusing on a patient’s strengths to maintain connections with others and the world.
When a Family Member Has Dementia: Steps to Becoming a Resilient Caregiver
McCurry teaches caregivers how to take advantage of their own creativity and inner resources to develop strategies that will work in their unique situations. She presents her set of five core principles and then brings them to life through vignettes. Anyone who lives, works, or comes in contact with a person who has dementia will benefit from this
Understanding Difficult Behaviors: Some practical suggestions for coping with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses
by Anne Robinson (Author), Beth Spencer (Author), Laurie White (Author), Eastern Michigan University (Editor), NA(Illustrator)
This book was written for caregivers of persons with dementia. Caregivers may include family members as well as staff working in nursing homes, assisted living programs, adult day center programs, home care agencies, hospitals, hospice care and other settings providing care to persons with dementia. This material is intended to help caregivers understand the many possible explanations for why challenging behaviors may occur. Practical coping strategies for responding to challenging situations such as agitation, wandering, incontinence and resistance to care are also offered. These suggestions have been compiled from a number of sources including conversations with famlies, Alzheimer's Association newsletters, books and journal articles. This book was first published in 1989 and has been a valuable resource for caregivers and dementia educators. Thousands of books have been sold nationally and internationally. The 2007 edition includes updated resource listings and color headings.
The Brookdale Foundation Group Publications
-Brain Boosting Activities: A Resource Guide for Facilitators of Early Memory Loss Programs
-How to Start and Manage a Group Activities and Respite Program for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Their Families: A Guide for Community-Based Organizations
-Field of Themes: 100 Activities for Our Senior Friends
-How To Plan and Implement an Early Memory Loss Program
-Promising Practices in Encouraging & Supporting Grandparents and Relatives
-Developing Rural Relatives As Parents Programming: Promising Practices- A Collection of Practice Wisdom from Across Rural America
Alzheimer's Association Book List
Check out the Alzheimer's Association's list of suggested reading here.
King County Library System
The Memory Hub Library Catalog