Book of the Month Archive

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lewy Body Dementia Survival and Me

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Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

The book is clearly structured and provides valuable insights into how those living and working with people with dementia can maintain levels of communication throughout the course of the disease.

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Communication Skills for Effective Dementia Care

This book is quite readable and practical. It has a structured layout with many subheadings that help explain and locate its ideas and topics quickly. The many case studies assist the reader to understand the practical applications. While it does not have much background theory it provides adequate references for further reading.  

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In Pursuit of Memory

This compelling read is written by Joseph Jebelli a neuroscientist whose grandfather had Alzheimer’s disease. You might be forgiven for thinking this is just another book about a disease- but this book is so much more than that, it’s a scientific thriller with a complex protagonist and an author on a ‘pursuit’ for answers.

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The Idiot Brain “Lifting the Lid on our Grey Matter”

Provides an entertaining description of the functioning of the brain and nervous system while keeping it “neurologically accurate”. It delves into brain and body connections, sleep, memory, fear, intelligence, the five senses, attention, personality, anger, motivation, sociability, and mental ill health, to name a few.

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Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

This book is a person-centred guide for people with dementia, their partners, caregivers and professionals.  There is quite an easy and often conversational tone to this book, which for its subject matter is quite refreshing and draws the reader in even more.  This is a must read for anybody who is caring for people living with dementia.

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