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Tools for Professionals Who Work With Seniors

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I Love Someone with Dementia... So Why Am I Losing My Mind?: A Practical Guide

Beth Friesen Rn

This book is meant to be a guide to help you and those you love navigate the overwhelming diagnosis of dementia, especially Alzheimer’s Dementia, and the months and years that follow. It includes what we wish we had known, what we learned, and the resources that helped us along the way.

The Secret Lives of Hoarders: True Stories of Tackling Extreme Clutter

Matt Paxton

A behind-the-scenes look at this hidden epidemic- what it means, how to recognize it before it gets out of hand, and how to deal with it.

The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brain: The Neuroscience of Making the Most of Your Mature Mind

Judith Horstman

There has never been a better time, in all of history, to grow old. But will your brain age as well as the rest of you?

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

Laura Wayman

Caring for someone with dementia means devotedly and patiently doing a hundred little things each day. This book offers practical, compassionate advice on overcoming caregiving obstacles and maintaining meaningful relationships with loved ones who have dementia and memory loss.

The Longevity Revolution: The Benefits and Challenges of Living a Long Life

Dr. Robert N. Butler

Pulitzer-prize winning author Dr. Robert Butler coined the term “ageism” and made “Alzheimer’s” a familiar word. Now he brings his formidable knowledge and experience in aging issues to a recent and unprecedented achievement: the extension of human life expectancy by thirty years. As Butler shows, our society had not yet adapted to this change.

I Remember Better When I Paint (DVD)

Berna G Huebner & Eric Ellena

Conveys valuable scientific information on how Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect the brain and how art and creative therapies are often able to bypass the limitations imposed by those changes and reach areas of emotion, creativity, and expression.

I Remember Better When I Paint: Art and Alzheimer's

Berna G Huebner

Conveys valuable scientific information on how Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect the brain and how art and creative therapies are often able to bypass the limitations imposed by those changes and reach areas of emotion, creativity, and expression.

The Hourglass: Life as an Aging Mortal

Pamela Cuming

In The Hourglass, Pamela Cuming invites us to contemplate how we can find the courage to age and to confront death as the runway of our lives gets shorter.

Exercises for Fibromyalgia: The Complete Exercise Guide for Managing and Lessening Fibromyalgia Symptoms

William Smith

Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition, yet medical opinions are divided as to its cause and how it should be treated. Is it a neurological or a physical ailment? Should you treat the muscles or the mind? The correct answer is to treat both.

Exercises for Brain Health: The Complete Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Dementia through Exercise

William Smith

Your brain is your most important organ and, just like any other part of the body, you should strive to keep it healthy and active. Studies have shown that regular exercise can not only improve brain function, but also potentially prevent the onset of cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Parkinson’s.

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