Better Living with Dementia

Written By Laura N. Gitlin
Better Living with Dementia
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Better Living with Dementia written by Laura N. Gitlin which was release on 15 June 2018, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies highlights evidence-based best practices for improving the lives of patients with dementia. It presents the local and global challenges of these patients, also coupling foundational knowledge with specific strategies to overcome these challenges. The book examines the trajectory of the disease, offers stage-appropriate practices and strategies to improve quality of life, provides theoretical and practical frameworks that inform on ways to support and care for individuals living with dementia, includes evidence-based recommendations for research, and details global examples of care approaches that work. Offers evidence-based strategies for making life better for dementia patients at home, in the community, and in health care and service settings Provides an overview of the disease pathology, current diagnostic criteria, and the stages and trajectory of the illness Includes intervention strategies to support formal caregivers Looks at the role of environmental design and technology in dementia care

Better Living with Dementia

Better Living with Dementia
  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin,Nancy Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-15
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies highlights evidence-based best practices for improving the lives of patients with dementia. It presents the local and global challenges of these patients, also coupling foundational knowledge with specific strategies to overcome these challenges. The book examines the trajectory of ...

Better Living With Dementia

Better Living With Dementia
  • Author : Laura N. Gitlin,Nancy A. Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-04
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies highlights evidence-based best practices for improving the lives of patients with dementia. It presents the local and global challenges of these patients, also coupling foundational knowledge with specific strategies to overcome these challenges. The book examines the trajectory of ...

Living Better with Dementia

Living Better with Dementia
  • Author : Shibley Rahman
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-07-21
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : What do national dementia strategies, constantly evolving policy and ongoing funding difficulties mean for people living well with dementia? Adopting a broad and inclusive approach, Shibley Rahman presents a thorough critical analysis of existing dementia policy, and tackles head-on current and controversial topics at the forefront of public and political ...

I m Still Here

I m Still Here
  • Author : John Zeisel
  • Publisher : Piatkus Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : The unfortunate popular perception is that when someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, they are immediately lost to themselves, to those who love them and to those they love. In I'M STILL HERE, John Zeisel shows how you can connect with someone through the fog of dementia and build a relationship ...

Love Loss and Laughter

Love  Loss  and Laughter
  • Author : Cathy Greenblat
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : See the BBC’s slideshow of photos from Love, Loss, and Laughter....

Chicken Soup for the Soul Living with Alzheimer s Other Dementias

Chicken Soup for the Soul  Living with Alzheimer      s   Other Dementias
  • Author : Amy Newmark,Angela Timashenka Geiger
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : Collects personal accounts from Alzheimer's patients and family members on their individual struggles, providing inspiring and uplifting tales of strength, treatment, and compassion....

Care at Home for People Living with Dementia

Care at Home for People Living with Dementia
  • Author : Ceci, Christine,Purkis, Mary Ellen
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-29
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : What ‘kind’ of community is demanded by a problem like dementia? As aspects of care continue to transition from institutional to community and home settings, this book considers the implications for people living with dementia and their carers. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and case studies from Canada, this book analyses ...

Dancing with Dementia

Dancing with Dementia
  • Author : Christine Bryden
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : 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 ...

Occupational Therapy for Older People

Occupational Therapy for Older People
  • Author : Christian Pozzi,Alessandro Lanzoni,Maud J. L. Graff,Alessandro Morandi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Total pages : 167
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : This book focuses on evidence-based occupational therapy in the care of older adults in different clinical settings, from home to acute hospital, from intensive care unit to rehabilitation centers and nursing homes. Occupational therapy has progressively developed as a new discipline aiming to improve the daily life of individuals of ...

Library Dementia Services

Library Dementia Services
  • Author : Timothy J. Dickey
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-02-28
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : There are 50 million people globally living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and tens of millions of their caregivers. Library and information professionals must learn to assist those with dementia. This book explores best practice guidelines and concrete ideas for serving those with dementia and their caregivers....

I m Still Here

I m Still Here
  • Author : John Zeisel
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2010-03-04
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : The unfortunate popular perception is that when someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, they are immediately lost to themselves, to those who love them and to those they love. In I'M STILL HERE, John Zeisel shows how you can connect with someone through the fog of dementia and build ...

Compassionate Communities

Compassionate Communities
  • Author : Klaus Wegleitner,Katharina Heimerl,Allan Kellehear
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-06-26
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : Compassionate communities are communities that provide assistance for those in need of end of life care, separate from any official heath service provision that may already be available within the community. This idea was developed in 2005 in Allan Kellehear’s seminal volume- Compassionate Cities: Public Health and End of Life ...

Confronting the Existential Threat of Dementia

Confronting the Existential Threat of Dementia
  • Author : Richard Cheston,Gary Christopher
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • Total pages : 141
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : This book explores how dementia acts as an existential threat, both to people diagnosed with the condition, and to their carers. The authors highlight how dementia not only gradually erodes our most fundamental abilities, but that it does so at a time of life when the resources of individuals, couples, ...

Alzheimer s Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer s Disease and Dementia
  • Author : Steven R. Sabat
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : Alzheimer's is swiftly on the rise: it is estimated that every 67 seconds, someone develops the disease. For many, the words "Alzheimer's disease" or "dementia" immediately denote severe mental loss and, perhaps, madness. Indeed, the vast majority of media coverage of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia focuses primarily ...

Dementia Together

Dementia Together
  • Author : Pati Bielak-Smith
  • Publisher : PuddleDancer Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-01
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780128119280
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Summary : Dementia is an illness that causes no physical pain. But just ask anyone who cares about someone with Alzheimer's or another dementia if their heart isn't aching. The pain in dementia comes from feeling hopeless, alone, or disconnected from loved ones—but a broken relationship can be healed. This book ...