Suggested Books About Dementia
Books about the diseases and conditions that cause dementia
Most of the information belonging to this category is found in professional papers and publications.
WHAT IS ALZHEIMER’S?: Evidence-based answers on memory loss, aging, research and treatment by Charles Maldonado
Apart from lifestyle and environmental factors, genetics play a major role in determining the occurrence of Alzheimer’s. There are four main types of chromosomes that have been identified to affect one’s risk of getting Alzheimer’s.
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia by Benjamin T. Mast & Brian P. Yochim
As the number of older adults with dementia continues to skyrocket, every health care professional needs accurate, up-to-date knowledge of these conditions, their prevention, and possible treatments. This compact, evidence-based book discusses essential aspects of the diagnosis, assessment, and interventions of Alzheimer’s disease and the syndromes of dementia and mild cognitive impairment.
Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer’s Disease by Mayo Clinic
Completely updated – based on the patient care experience and research of Mayo doctors. The book brings you the latest, most effective treatment approaches we know and is a must-read for every caregiver.
What does dementia do to the brain? And how can we help if someone we know, like a parent or a grandparent, has the disease? Written to help children better understand dementia and make it easier for adults explain to children what is making a loved one behave differently.
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