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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion

By: Amy Newmark and Angela Timashenka Geiger

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC: 2014

Seller ID: 001034


Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia? You are not alone. With 101 encouraging and inspiring stories by others like you, this book is a source of support and encouragement throughout your caregiving journey. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people, and this book is especially for caregivers. This collection, a joint project with the Alzheimer's Association, is filled with 101 stories of love and lessons from... View more info

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Who Will I be When I Die?

By: Christine Bryden

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2012

Seller ID: 004572


Who Will I be When I Die? by Christine Bryden. Christine Bryden was 46 years old when she was diagnosed with dementia, and in this book she describes her remarkable emotional, physical and spiritual journey in the three years immediately following. Offering rare first-hand insights into how it feels to gradually lose the ability to undertake tasks most people take for granted, it is made all the more remarkable by Christine's positivity and strength, and deep sense, draw... View more info

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Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

By: Christine Bryden

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 004574


Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype of people with dementia by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of living with dementia, exploring the effects of memory problems, loss of independence, difficulties in com... View more info

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Nothing About Us, Without Us! 20 Years of Dementia Advocacy

By: Christine Bryden

Price: $37.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2015

Seller ID: 004576


Advocating for dementia for 20 years, Christine Bryden has been instrumental in ensuring that people with dementia are included in discussions about the condition and how to manage and think about it. This collection of her hard-hitting and inspiring insider presentations demands 'nothing about us, without us!' and promotes self-advocacy and self-reflection. Provocative and insightful, the pieces included in the book address issues that demand attention, and will change... View more info

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Before I Forget: How I Survived a Diagnosis of Younger-Onset Dementia

By: Christine Bryden

Price: $32.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2015

Seller ID: 004577


'Some days all I want to do is give up the constant, exhausting struggle and stop trying to be normal. But I can't. It's not in me to walk away from a fight. I'll keep fighting and telling my story. Before I forget.' When she was just 46, Christine Bryden - science advisor to the prime minister and single mother of three daughters - was diagnosed with younger-onset dementia. Doctors told her to get her affairs in order as she would soon be incapable of doing so. Twenty ... View more info

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In Search of My Father: Dementia is no match for a daughter's determination ***TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK***

By: Helena Popovic

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Choose Health: 2011

Seller ID: A1003


Following her mother's death, Dr Helena Popovic puts her medical training and beliefs to the test when she becomes the carer for her elderly father who has encroaching dementia. This moving story is part personal diary, part scientific treatise and part practical guide, woven together with humorous anecdotes. Above all, it's an inspiring account of a daughter in search of her father: the man beyond the grief, despair, depression and dementia. About the Author Dr. H... View more info