Bibliography: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

CAREGIVING GUIDES

A CAREGIVER’S GUIDE TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: 300 TIPS FOR MAKING LIFE EASIER.  (2005)

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: THE DIGNITY WITHIN: A HANDBOOK FOR CAREGIVERS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS. (2010)

THE ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVING PUZZLE: PUTTING TOGETHER THE PIECES. (2010)
All above by: Patricia Callone, MA and Connie Kudlacek, BS et. al. Caring Concepts.org. Demos Health Publishing.

THE ALZHEIMER’S ADVISOR: A CAREGIVERS GUIDE TO DEALING WITH THE TOUGH LEGAL AND PRACTICAL ISSUES   Vaughn E. James. American Management Assn.  (2009)

ALZHEIMER’S: A CAREGIVER’S GUIDE & SOURCEBOOK.  (Revised Ed)  Howard Gruetzner. John Wiley & Sons Publishers. (2001)

ALZHEIMER’S EARLY STAGES: FIRST STEPS FOR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CAREGIVERS. Daniel Kuhn and David H. Bennett. Hunter House Publishers.  (2003)

ALZHEIMER’S ESSENTIALS: PRACTICAL SKILLS FOR CAREGIVERS. Bretten C. Gordeau and Jeffrey Hiller. Carma Publishing (2005)

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS: A GUIDEBOOK FOR CARE, COMFORT, LEGAL AND FINANCIAL SECURITY.  The Center for Elder Law and Home Instead Senior Care. Alzheimer’s Guidebook, LLC. (2008)

THE ALZHEIMER’S SOURCEBOOK FOR CAREGIVERS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR GETTING THROUGH THE DAY.  Frena Gray-Davidson. Lowell House Publishers. (1999).

THE ART OF DEMENTIA CARE. Daniel Kuhn, MSW and Jane Verity. Delmar Cengage Learning Publishers (2007).

CHERISH THE DAYS: INSPIRATION AND INSIGHT FOR LONG-DISTANCE CAREGIVERS.
Martha Evans-Sparks. Wesleyan Publishing House. (2004)

CONNECTING THE DOTS: BREAKTHROUGHS IN COMMUNICATION AS ALZHEIMER’S ADVANCES. Judith L. London, Ph.D. New Harbinger Publications (2009)

CREATING MOMENTS OF JOY: A JOURNAL FOR CAREGIVERS (4TH Edition). Jolene Brackey. Purdue University Press (2008)

HELP! WHAT DO I DO NOW? CARING FOR YOUR LOVED-ONE WITH ALZHEIMER’S. Nancy Nicholson. Lillie’s Lovely Little Publishing Co. (2010)

LEARNING TO SPEAK ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: A GROUND-BREAKING APPROACH FOR EVERYONE DEALING WITH THE DISEASE   Joanne Koenig Coste and Robert Butler. Mariner Books. (2004)

THE 36-HOUR DAY: A FAMILY GUIDE TO CARING FOR PERSONS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE, RELATED DEMENTING ILLNESSES & MEMORY LOSS IN LATER LIFE.  (Revised Edition). Nancy L. Mace & Peter V. Rabins.  Johns Hopkins University Press (2006)

THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME: CARING FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE WHEN THEY AVE DEMENTIA. Charles Kennedy, RN, LNHA. Create Space Publishers (2009)

WHAT IF IT’S NOT ALZHEIMER’S: A CAREGIVERS GUIDE TO DEMENTIA. Lisa & Gary Radin and Murray Grossman. Prometheus Books, Revised & updated (2008)

WHEN YOUR LOVED-ONE HAS DEMENTIA: A SIMPLE GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERS. (2005)
Joy A. Glenner and Jean M. Stehman  et. al.  Johns Hopkins Press

BOOKS BY FAMILY CAREGIVERS

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: THE FAMILY JOURNEY.   James J. Pattee, et al.  North Ridge Press.  (2001)

CAREGIVING TIPS A-Z: ALZHEIMER’S AND OTHER DEMENTIAS. Star Calo-oy and Bob Calo-oy. Orchard Publications (2008)

DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS SHARE THEIR STORIES: A SUPPORT GROUP IN A BOOK. Lynda A. Markut and Anatole Crane. Vanderbilt University Press (2005)

MEASURE OF THE HEART: A FATHER’S ALZHEIMER’S, A DAUGHTER’S RETURN.
Mary Ellen Geist. Springboard Press (2008)

MY MOM HAS ALZHEIMER’S: INSPIRATION AND HELP FOR CAREGIVERS. Linda A Born.
Bridge-Logos Publishers (2009)

WHAT’S HAPPENING TO GRANDPA?  Maria Shriver. Little, Brown & Co. (2004)

YOU TOO CAN SURVIVE:  MY JOURNEY AS AN ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER  Jean Pitzer.  iUniverse Books. (2007)

RELIGIOUS/INSPIRATIONAL

A CUP OF COMFORT FOR FAMILIES TOUCHED BY ALZHEIMER’S   Colleen Sell, ed. F+W Publications.  (2008)

NO ACT OF LOVE IS EVER WASTED:THE SPIRITUALITY OF CARING FOR PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA. Richard L. Morgan and Jane Marie Thibault. Upper Room Publishers (2009)

PRAY WITH ME STILL: ROSARY MEDITATIONS AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT FOR PERSONS WITH ALZHEIMER’S, THEIR CAREGIVERS AND LOVED-ONES  Holy Cross Family Ministries. Ave Maria Press.  (2006)

How to find books:
To locate copies of these and other books about dementia and caregiving, try public libraries and book stores. Books not in stock can be special-ordered.

Internet book sellers such as  http://www.amazon.com/ and www.bn.com/ will mail books to you, or direct you to out-of-print book providers. . Their web sites offer detailed descriptions of the focus and content of most books. They also sell downloadable e-book versions.

INTERNET WEBSITES FOR CAREGIVERS

National Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association  

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center 

Elder Care Online – Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Frontal-Temporal Dementia    

Hydrocephalus Association

Lewy Body Dementia     
                            
Family Caregiver Alliance

Medline Plus - The Alzheimer's Caregiver        
                             
National Alliance for Caregiving                              

National Family Caregiver Association       

The Well Spouse Foundation                                

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