The Dartmouth Memory Handbook

Section 13: Other Resources


A Selection of Books about Alzheimer’s

Disease and Other Memory Disorders

(Revised September 2016)
A large selection of books about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can be
found in the library of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Aging Resource Center, thanks in
part to a generous donation by the Jeanne Estee Mackay Anderson Alzheimer’s
Disease Support and Education Fund. The library catalog can be viewed on-line at:
Agronin M: Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: A Practical Guide
3rd ed. New York: Routledge, 2014
Anderson ND, Murphy KD and Troyer AK: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A
Guide to Maximizing Brain Health and Reducing Risk of Dementia. New York: Oxford
University Press, 2012
Bazan-Salazar E: Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind. New York: McGraw-
Hill, 2005
Bell V and Troxel D: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care 2nd edition.
Towson, MD: Health Professions Press, Inc, 2016
Boss, P: Loving Someone who has Dementia: How to Find Hope while Coping with
Stress and Grief. New York: Wiley, 2013
Brackey J: Creating Moments of Joy for the Person with Dementia, 4th Ed. West
Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2008
Doriswamy M, Gwyther LP and Adler T: The$Alzheimer's$Action$Plan:$The$Experts'$Guide$to$
the$Best$Diagnosis$and$Treatment$for$Memory$Problems. New York: St. Martin’s Press,
Fostino M: Alzheimer's: A Caretaker's Journal. New York: Seaboard Press, 2007
Fox J: I Still Do: Loving and Living with Alzheimer’s. New York: Powerhouse Books,
Freitas JJ: The Dementia Concept. Boston, MA: Blue Sail Publications, Inc., 2015
Glenner JA, Stehman JM, Davagning J et al: When Your Loved One Has Dementia: A
Simple Guide for Caregivers. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005
Green CR and Beloff J: Through the Seasons: An Activity Book for Memory-Challenged
Adults and Caregivers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
Koenig-Coste, J and Butler R: Learning to Speak Alzheimer's. New York: Mariner
Books, 2004
Koudele C: A Little Book for Alzheimer’s Caregivers. Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing,
Kuhn D and Bennett DA: Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friend and
Caregivers, 3rd Ed. Alameda, CA: Hunter House, 2013
Mace NL, and Rabins PV: The 36 Hour Day: A Family Guide To Caring for Persons
With Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life,
5th Ed. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
Mayo Clinic: The Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease. Rochester, MN: The Mayo
Clinic, 2009
McCurry SM: When a Family Member Has Dementia: Steps to Becoming a Resilient
Caregiver. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006
Mitchell D: How to Live Well with Early Alzheimer's: A Complete Program for Enhancing
Your Quality of Life. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2010
O’Brien G: On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s. Cape Cod, MA: Codfish Press,
Radin L (Editor): What If It's Not Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia. 3rd ed.
Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2014
Rubinstein N: Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias - The Caregiver's Complete
Survival Guide. Minneapolis, MN: Two Harbors Press, 2011
Santulli RB: The Alzheimer's Family: Helping Caregivers Cope. New York: W.W.
Norton Co., 2011
Santulli RB and Blandin K: The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer’s Family. Lebanon,
NH: University Press of New England, 2015
Shagam JY: An Unintended Journey: A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia. Amherst, NY:
Prometheus Books, 2013
Smith B and Gasby D: Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight
Against Alzheimer's. New York: Harmony Books, 2016
Snyder L: Living Your Best with Early-Stage Alzheimer's: An Essential Guide. North
Branch, MN: Sunrise River Press, 2010
Walrath D: Aliceheimer's: Alzheimer's Through the Looking Glass. University Park, PA:
Penn State University Press, 2016
Wayman, L: A Loving Approach to Dementia Care: Making Meaningful Connections with
the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2011
Weiner WJ, Shulman LM, et al: Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients
and Families, 3rd Ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2013
Whitworth HB and Whitworth J: A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia. New
York: Demos Medical Publishing, 2011
Note: Books specifically for children can be found on p.267

Useful Websites

(Revised September 2016)
The Alzheimer’s Association - National
The Alzheimer’s Association - Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association - Vermont Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)’s
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)
The Alzheimer’s Reading Room
The Alzheimer Research Forum
The Association for Frontotemporal Dementias
Caregiver Action Network
Caring from a Distance
Dartmouth-Hithcock Aging Resource Center
Dartmouth-Hithcock Medical Center
Family Caregiver Alliance
MedlinePlus Health Information on Alzheimer’s Disease
National Alliance for Caregiving
The National Institute on Aging
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
New Hampshire Service Link
Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living