Books about Alzheimer's Disease

A Listmania! list by Roland E. Cavanaugh "rbaggins" (North Carolina, USA)
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The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life (3rd Edition)
1.  The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life (3rd Edition) by Peter V. Rabins
The list author says:
  "Give structure to a very unstructured disease"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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For As Long As I Can
2.  For As Long As I Can by Roland E. Cavanaugh
The list author says:
  "An intimate book based on a son's journey with his father through the final stages of death as the father suffered from Alzheimer's and cancer, highly recommended"
$17.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Alzheimer's Essentials: Practical Skills for Caregivers
3.  Alzheimer's Essentials: Practical Skills for Caregivers by Bretten C. Gordeau
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  "How-to book on what the disease is and how it affects those dealing with it"
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Talking to Alzheimer's: Simple Ways to Connect When You Visit with a Family Member or Friend
4.  Talking to Alzheimer's: Simple Ways to Connect When You Visit with a Family Member or Friend by Claudia J. Strauss
The list author says:
  "Offers good advice on how to communicate with a patient"
$15.16   Used & New from: $0.36
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Alzheimer's Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends and Caregivers
5.  Alzheimer's Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends and Caregivers by Daniel Kuhn
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  "Just learned of someone with the disease?  This book will help."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please!: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents
6.  Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please!: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents by Jacqueline Marcell
The list author says:
  "Resource for the caregiver"
$18.93   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (609 customer reviews)

Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer's Disease
7.  Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer's Disease by Ronald Peterson
The list author says:
  "Everything you ever wanted to know about the disease itself"
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There's Still a Person in There: The Complete Guide to Treating and Coping with Alzheimer's
8.  There's Still a Person in There: The Complete Guide to Treating and Coping with Alzheimer's by Michael Castleman
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  "Treatsie on helping a parent with Alzheimer's"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, A Guide for Family Caregivers
9.  A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, A Guide for Family Caregivers by Virginia Bell
The list author says:
  "Learning to treat a person with a very undignified disease with dignity"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Losing My Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's
10.  Losing My Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's by Thomas DeBaggio
The list author says:
  "Memoir from someone who has been there"
$13.33   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

My Journey into Alzheimer's Disease
11.  My Journey into Alzheimer's Disease by Robert Davis
The list author says:
  "Memoir of a person dealing with the disease, very moving"
$9.67   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

A Promise Kept
12.  A Promise Kept by J. Robertson McQuilkin
The list author says:
  "Short read, relates the story of a husband's care for his wife"
$12.41   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care
13.  The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care by Virginia Bell
The list author says:
  "Resource from an Alzheimer's support group organization"
$30.39   Used & New from: $11.29
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, Vol. 1
14.  The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, Vol. 1 by David Troxel MPH
The list author says:
  "Resoures from an Alzheimer's support group organization that shares very specific and practical activities for those suffering with Alzheimer's"
$26.84   Used & New from: $14.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

What's Happening to Grandpa?
15.  What's Happening to Grandpa? by Maria Shriver
The list author says:
  "Great book for helping children understand the disease, includes pictures"
$14.39   Used & New from: $1.35
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia
16.  Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia by James R. Dowling
The list author says:
  "For those who are struggling, but not diagnosed"
$19.80   Used & New from: $7.55
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Sunshine on My Face: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults
17.  The Sunshine on My Face: A Read-Aloud Book for Memory-Challenged Adults by Lydia Burdick
The list author says:
  "Very good book to stimulate the mind of the Alzeimer's patient"
$22.99   Used & New from: $11.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

A Curious Kind of Widow: Loving a Man with Advanced Alzheimer's
18.  A Curious Kind of Widow: Loving a Man with Advanced Alzheimer's by Ann Davidson
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  "Heartfelt memoir of a wife's struggles...and victories"
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A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier
19.  A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Patricia R. Callone
The list author says:
  "Good starting book if you are just learning about the disease"
$14.42   Used & New from: $4.23
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide and Sourcebook, 3rd Edition
20.  Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide and Sourcebook, 3rd Edition by Howard Gruetzner
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  "A good resource for those just learning about the disease"
$14.26   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia, 3rd. Ed.
21.  Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia, 3rd. Ed. by Jolene Brackey
The list author says:
  "Practical guide to make positive memories with an Alzheimer's patient"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Speaking Our Minds: Personal Reflections from Individuals with Alzheimer's
22.  Speaking Our Minds: Personal Reflections from Individuals with Alzheimer's by Lisa Snyder
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  "As real as it gets"
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The Long Goodbye
23.  The Long Goodbye by Patti Davis
The list author says:
  "Book by Ronald Reagan's daughter on the toll Alzheimer's took on her family"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Alzheimer's For Dummies
24.  Alzheimer's For Dummies by Patricia Burkhart Smith
The list author says:
  "Dunnies book, practial (and somewhat light-hearted) help for those learning about the disease and how to help someone they love"
$16.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

How to Care for Aging Parents
25.  How to Care for Aging Parents by Virginia Morris
The list author says:
  "Good resource, covers more than Alzheimer's alone"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 6/15/06
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