Coping with Alzheimer s

Author: Rose Oliver
Publisher:
ISBN: 0879804246
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Health & Fitness

You, the caregiver, finds yourself in a situation that threatens to overwhelm you with a welter of conflicting emotions and to undermine your ability to come. You feel that way sometimes.

The 7 Minute Back Pain Solution

Author: Dr. Gerard Girasole
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781459225732
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Banish back pain forever! Are you one of the millions of lower-back-pain sufferers who is desperate for relief? Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by pain so excruciating you were afraid to move? Have you spent countless hours seeing medical professionals? Now, with 7 easy stretches done in just minutes a day, you can finally relieve your back pain and prevent it from happening again. The exercises and tips in this book will teach you how to fight back pain anywhere, anytime, using the equipment you already have—your own muscles. Orthopaedic spine surgeon Dr. Gerard Girasole and personal trainer Cara Hartman have teamed up to develop a proven program that will help you: – Heal by doing the 7 stretches, which will take you no more than 7 minutes. – Strengthen your core, which gives your spine the protection it needs. – Protect your improved core strength to make future injuries much less likely. The detailed photographs and helpful lists in this book will guarantee you see results, while the guide to daily activities will show you how to prevent injuries, whether you're exercising, doing the laundry or commuting to work. Say goodbye to back pain, starting today.

I Will Never Forget

Author: Elaine C. Pereira
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781475906905
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

It is extremely difficult to watch a loved one decline as dementia ravages his or her mind, robbing him or her of memory, thinking abilities, and judgment. In her touching memoir, I Will Never Forget, Elaine C. Pereira shares the sometimes heartbreaking a

Shame Nation

Author: Sue Scheff
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492649007
Release Date: 2017-10-03
Genre: Social Science

"Engaging, sharp, and important — Shame Nation will inspire you to open your eyes and be better." — Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions and Deputy Director of Intelligence on CBS' Hunted In today's digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet could bring down a business; an army of trolls can run a celebrity off-line; and virtual harassment might cause real psychological damage. Shame Nation is the first book to both study the fascinating phenomenon of online shaming, and offer practical guidance and inspiring advice on how to prevent and protect against cyber blunders and faceless bullies. Author and acclaimed Internet safety expert Sue Scheff unveils all sides of an issue that it only becoming more relevant day by day while drawing from the expertise of other top professionals spanning fields including law, psychology, and reputation management. From damning screenshots to revenge porn, Shame Nation shines a light on the rising trend of an online shame culture and empowers readers to take charge of their digital lives.

Elder Rage

Author: Jacqueline Marcell
Publisher:
ISBN: 0967970318
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

The author chronicles her experiences caring for her frail mother and difficult father and offers advice for caregivers on how to handle elderly parents who refuse to cooperate or demonstrate aggressive behavior.

The 36 Hour Day

Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421402796
Release Date: 2011-10-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Originally published in 1981, The 36-Hour Day was the first book of its kind. Thirty years later, with dozens of other books on the market, it remains the definitive guide for people caring for someone with dementia. Now in a new and updated edition, this best-selling book features thoroughly revised chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.

Hope for the Caregiver

Author: Peter Rosenberger
Publisher: Worthy Publishing
ISBN: 9781617957505
Release Date: 2015-10-15
Genre: Religion

A caregiver is someone who helps meet the special needs of others-without pay and often at great personal cost to their own career, finances, social life, and mental health. Hope for the Caregiver shares hard-won wisdom from a thirty-year caregiver who reminds fellow caregivers of God's presence, strength, and faithfulness in every circumstance. Plumbing his decades of experience, the author provides proven practical tips on how caregivers can live a calmer, healthier and even more joyful life. Foreword is by Ken Tada.

Jan s Story

Author: Barry Petersen
Publisher: Behler Publications
ISBN: 9781933016979
Release Date: 2010-06-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

When CBS News Correspondent Barry Petersen married the love of his life twenty-five years ago, he never thought his vow, “until death do us part,” would have an expiration date. But Early Onset Alzheimer's claimed Jan Petersen, Barry’s beautiful wife, at 55, leaving her unable to remember Barry or their life together.

Come Back Early Today

Author: Marie Marley
Publisher:
ISBN: 0983570612
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Alzheimer's disease

"'In the world of Alzheimer's memoirs, a rarity-- not, strictly speaking, a 'happy ending,' but a different tale from the usual bleak, grinding, downward spiral into unalloyed misery'"--Cover p. 4.

The Dementia Caregiver

Author: Marc E. Agronin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442231924
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia are on the rise, and the need for competent caregivers will grow alongside the increased rates of diagnoses. This book focuses on what caregivers need to know to help manage the medical, physical, emotional, and practical needs of their charges, as well as themselves.

Get Serious

Author: Dr. Brett Osborn
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781940598284
Release Date: 2014-03-21
Genre: Health & Fitness

Confused by all of the health and fitness information out there? Who isn't? From nutrition and supplements to strength training, Dr. Osborn cuts through the nonsense with his logical approach. A board-certified Neurosurgeon with a secondary certification in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Osborn combines his 30+ years of training experience with his medical knowledge to give you an easy-to-read, science-based guide to health and longevity. No stone is left unturned in Get Serious. There are dedicated chapters on nutrition, supplements, smart drugs and strength training. And Dr. Osborn's time-tested, comprehensive training protocol is included as an appendix! This straightforward regimen will help you build strength while enhancing your body's ability to burn fat without the fancy overpriced gadgets often touted by fitness "experts." Stop wasting your time and money on such quick-fixes. They don't exist. There are no shortcuts. There are no entitlements. Dr. Osborn will encourage you to take the bull by the horns and thwart the assault of the failed healthcare system. Assume control of your health and Get Serious!. Dr. Osborn will show you how in this information-packed, life-changing guide. Get Serious is a must read!

The Things We Keep

Author: Sally Hepworth
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781466852648
Release Date: 2016-01-19
Genre: Fiction

Anna Forster is only thirty-eight years old, but her mind is slowly slipping away from her. Armed only with her keen wit and sharp-eyed determination, she knows that her family is doing what they believe to be best when they take her to Rosalind House, an assisted living facility. But Anna has a secret: she does not plan on staying. She also knows there's just one another resident who is her age, Luke. What she does not expect is the love that blossoms between her and Luke even as she resists her new life. As her disease steals more and more of her memory, Anna fights to hold on to what she knows, including her relationship with Luke. Eve Bennett, suddenly thrust into the role of single mother to her bright and vivacious seven-year-old daugher, finds herself putting her culinary training to use at Rosalind house. When she meets Anna and Luke, she is moved by the bond the pair has forged. But when a tragic incident leads Anna's and Luke's families to separate them, Eve finds herself questioning what she is willing to risk to help them. Eve has her own secrets, and her own desperate circumstances that raise the stakes even higher. With huge heart, humor, and a compassionate understanding of human nature, Sally Hepworth delivers a page-turning novel about the power of love to grow and endure even when faced with the most devastating of obstacles. You won’t forget The Things We Keep.

Ask Dr Nandi

Author: Partha Nandi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501156816
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

The star of the award-winning TV show, Ask Dr. Nandi, which reaches over eighty-five million US households, empowers readers to become their own health hero. Dr. Partha Nandi delivers passionate, empathetic, and trusted health advice daily to over eighty-five million US households, is seen in ninety countries worldwide, and his Facebook videos have been watched by more than 1.5 million viewers. In a sound bite culture, Ask Dr. Nandi disrupts the status quo by engaging viewers with in depth discussions on the health and wellness topics that matter to their lives. A health hero means being an advocate for yourself and your family, in sickness and in health. It’s about building the confidence to gain knowledge and use that knowledge to make tough decisions. In Ask Dr. Nandi, Dr. Nandi gives readers the necessary tools to become empowered and take ownership of his or her health choices. Whether addressing bullying or prostate cancer, community and purpose or fitness and nutrition, Dr. Nandi tackles the tough questions, stimulates conversations, creates a new awareness of options and resources, and guides readers to confidently make the choices that are best for them.