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1843109417
Paperback:Telling tales about dementia, experiences of caring:2010
Author: Whitman, Lucy
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: 30 carers of different ages, backgrounds and circumstances share their experiences of looking after a parent, partner or friend with dementia. Their stories reveal that the quality of diagnosis, treatment and care in the UK is, in many cases, unsatisfactory. General adult
222 p., ports. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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Lots of differing personal accounts from those who care for their loved one with dementia. Both heartwarming and sad, a fascinating read, it will leave you amazed and in awe of how one person can care for another in crisis.
04/09/18
ac1
Surrey Live
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184310332X
Paperback:Dancing with dementia, my story of living positively with dementia:2005
Author: Bryden, Christine
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Christine Bryden was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. This book relates her experiences of living with the condition, exploring the effects of memory problems, loss of independence, difficulties in communication & the exhaustion of coping with simple tasks.
208p (pbk)
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1843104806
Paperback:Losing Clive to younger onset dementia, one family's story:2009
Author: Beaumont, Helen
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Clive Beaumont was diagnosed with early onset dementia at age 45. Clive's wife, Helen, tells of how she and the rest of the family made it through the next six years until Clive died. General adult
144 p. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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095730790X
Paperback:But Then Something Happened, A Story of Everyday Dementia:2012
Author: Carling, Chris
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Golden Books
Resource type: Physical
240 (Pbk)
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Very interesting, informative and uplifting story of author's experience of coming to terms with her parents' dementia diagnoses.
04/09/18
ac1
Surrey Live
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1874790868
Paperback:Dear dementia, the laughter and the tears:2014
Author: Donaghy, Ian
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hawker Publications
Resource type: Physical
Note: Using over 100 illustrations and captions, Ian Donaghy captures the emotion and the reality of living with dementia. He has a message for all those touched by dementia - those living with dementia, their carers and all professional staff. General adult
104 pages, illustrations ; 15 cm (pbk)
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1906308438
Paperback:The little girl in the radiator, mum, Alzheimer's and me:c2012
Author: Slevin, Martin
Year: c2012
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Monday
Resource type: Physical
Note: A touching tale of love, loss and family, 'The Little Girl in the Radiator' is the story of a man's struggle to care for his mother after her diagnosis with Alzheimer's. Moving back home to care for her, one question plagues Martin - who is the little girl in the radiator who his mum has conversations with? General adult
236 p., ports. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Absolutely fantastic read. A must for anyone not just people associated with an Alzheimer sufferer. It is so funny but also very sad. Martin Slevin writes with such compassion about his Mum and anyone reading it will realise what a wonderful son he was.
08/03/15
souxie
Doncaster
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1408429438
Large print:Still Alice:2009
Author: Genova, Lisa
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Large Print
Media class: Large print
Publisher: Windsor
Resource type: Physical
Note: 50-year-old Alice Howland is a Harvard professor, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape. Then she receives the devastating news that she has early-onset Alzheimer's disease. General adult
430 p. (large print) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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1471140822
Paperback:Still Alice:2015
Author: Genova, Lisa
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Resource type: Physical
Note: Film tie-in Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. A Harvard professor, she has a successful husband and three grown children. She soon finds herself in the rapidly downward spiral of Alzheimer's Disease. Her short-term memory may be hanging on by a couple of frayed threads, but she is still Alice. General adult
x, 329 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Another great book by Lisa Genova. I love the way she writes readable stories where you can also learn something. This one which deals with a particular brain injury, was riveting and a wake up call to those of us who try to multi task constantly
20/05/17
flitchick
Bedford
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