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:
http://opac.libraryworld.com/opac/home.php
 
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,
2008
 
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,
2009
 
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,
2014
 
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,
2014
 
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
http://www.alz.org
 
The Alzheimer’s Association - Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter
http://www.alz.org/manh/
 
The Alzheimer’s Association - Vermont Chapter
http://www.alz.org/vermont/
 
The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimer’s
 
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)
http://www.alzfdn.org
 
The Alzheimer’s Reading Room
http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/
 
The Alzheimer Research Forum
http://www.alzforum.org/
 
The Association for Frontotemporal Dementias
http://www.theaftd.org/
 
Caregiver Action Network
http://caregiveraction.org/
 
Caring.com
http://www.caring.com/
 
Caring from a Distance
http://www.cfad.org/
 
Clinical Trials.gov
http://clinicaltrials.gov/
 
Dartmouth-Hithcock Aging Resource Center
http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/aging_resource_center.html
 
Dartmouth-Hithcock Medical Center
http://www.dhmc.org
 
Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org
 
Helpguide.org
http://www.helpguide.org
 
MedlinePlus Health Information on Alzheimer’s Disease
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alzheimersdisease.html
 
National Alliance for Caregiving
http://www.caregiving.org/
 
The National Institute on Aging
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
http://www.alzheimers.org/index.html
 
New Hampshire Service Link
http://www.state.nh.us/servicelink/
 
Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
http://dail.vermont.gov/