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Widely acknowledged as one of the most challenging aspects of dealing with an ageing population, the increasing prevalence of cognitive decline in the elderly presents the clinician with a variety of complex therapeutic problems. This work reviews the therapeutic agents and assesses their effectiveness.
By Grethe Berg
Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia.
Talks of the four stages of the disease. This book features exercises from an array of areas and disciplines including arts and crafts, community outings, physical activity, religion and spirituality, grooming, gardening, and music.
Reviews the biological aspects of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, particularly in older adults with Down Syndrome. This title gathers findings from research and practice with a multi-disciplinary perspective, combining information on the disease and its associated dementia in the population with that of adults with intellectual disabilities.