Exploring Alzheimer's

Exploring Alzheimer's

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The 10 Best Questions for Living with Alzheimer's: The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health by Dede Bonner 616.831 B71t

With a wealth of resources and up-to-the-minute information, The 10 Best Questions for Living with Alzheimer's shows you and your family how to move past a scary diagnosis and use the power of questions to become your own best health advocate -- for yourself and for your loved one.

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Voices of Alzheimer's: The Healing Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength by Healing Project 362.19683 V88

Written by those touched by the disease, this collection of more than 50 stories recounted by the spouses, victims, caregivers, friends, and family members provides a look at their journeys and serves as a companion to those currently struggling to cope with Alzheimer's.

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What to do when the Doctor Says It's Early-Stage Alzheimer's: All the Medical, Lifestyle and Alternative Medicine Information You Need to Stay Healthy and Prevent Progression by Winnie Yu 616.831 Y94w

An early diagnosis gives you the time you need to educate yourself about the condition and important resources that can help you and your loved ones. This book will provide you and your caregiver with useful advice and information on the topics you need most.

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Eat Right!: How You Can Make Good Food Choices by Matt Doeden J 612.3 DOE.M

Eat your veggies! Stay away from sweets! You've heard it all a million times before. But why is eating right important? Help kids stay healthy (good food is good brain food too!); and help them encourage those around them to be healthy.

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The Myth of Alzheimer's: What You Aren't Being Told about Today's Most Dreaded Diagnosis by Peter J. Whitehouse 616.831 W59m

In this provocative and groundbreaking book, Dr. Whitehouse, a prominent expert in brain aging, transforms the way we think about and treat Alzheimer's disease. He offers simple nutritional and exercise strategies that can keep readers vital and able to share their wisdom as they age.

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The Everything Kids' Riddles & Brain Teasers Book: Hours Of Challenging Fun! by Kathi Wagner J 793.73 WAG.K

Whether your doctor prescribes it or not, laughter is the best medicine! These jokes, riddles, and brain teasers will keep the whole family laughing and thinking.

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The Curious Book Of Mind-Boggling Teasers, Tricks, Puzzles & Games by Charles Barry Townsend J 793.73 CURI

Keep your brain active with a collection of 575 amazing teasers, tricks, riddles, and mind expanding exercises. Everything is beautifully illustrated with intricate drawings, game boards, and diagrams, and neophytes will appreciate the detailed instructions.

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Alzheimer's from the Inside Out by Richard Taylor 362.196831 T24a

Taylor, a retired psychologist who has been diagnosed with dementia associated with Alzheimer's, presents a unique account of his experiences for those with Alzheimer's disease, their family and caregivers.

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Losing My Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's by Thomas DeBaggio 616.831 D28L

When the author was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's at age 57, he set out to write down his memories and to chronicle his struggle with the disease. A moving portrait of Alzheimer's and a great read for anyone affected. He also wrote a follow-up, When It Gets Dark: An Enlightened Reflection On Life With Alzheimer's.

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The Memory Box by Mary Bahr JE BAH.M

When Zach comes for his annual vacation, Gramps has just learned that he has Alzheimer's. Together, they start a "Memory Box": as they reminisce about other years, Gram writes down the stories; they also include this summer's events and find old photos to put into the box. Upbeat, but also sensible and perceptive.

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The Scrapbooker's Idea Book by Kathy Ross J 745.593 ROS.K

Scrapbooking is a great activity to share with a youngster and to exercise your memories. This beginner’s book includes step-by-step instructions for 22 projects and is illustrated with color drawings. Younger children may need assistance with some basic tools, but, for the most part, the projects are simple to assemble.

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Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry by Bebe Moore Campbell JE CAM.B

Although Alzheimer's is not a mental illness, sufferers sometimes act in unpredictable ways. This book introduces the topic of mental illness compassionately and in a way that children can understand, and can also be a comfort to a child witnessing a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's.

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