The Dartmouth Memory Handbook

Section 13: Other Resources



(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: McGrawHill, 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


(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