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Books on Alzheimer's Disease-- diagnosis, how to care for Alzheimer's and more KEYWORDS:

As defined by the Mayo Clinic, Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, which is the loss of intellectual and social abilities severe enough to interfere with daily functioning.

Below are a collection of books related to the topic, both fiction and non-fiction, that will appeal to and educate patients, professionals, families, and reading groups.

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St. Martin's Press

The Alzheimer's Action Plan

The Experts' Guide to the Best Diagnosis and Treatment for Memory Problems

Is it really Alzheimer’s? How to find out and intervene early to maintain the highest quality of life “Most of us will either get Alzheimer’s or care for a...

"...and the tone of the book will make their advice and guidelines for Alzheimer’s care and treatment readily..."

By P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D., Lisa P. Gwyther, M.S.W. and Tina Adler

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St. Martin's Griffin

The Pleasure Was Mine

Prate Marshbanks proposed to his future wife on a muggy July night at Pete's Drive-in back in '52. "She said yes to me between bites of a slaw burger...

"...with Irene. From the author of In The Family Way, a novel the Atlanta Constitution called "an instant classic" and the Charlotte Observer praised as "a lovely, moving book," comes a powerful story..."

Tommy Hays

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St. Martin's Griffin

Diminished Capacity

Dimished Capacity by Sherwood Kiraly, author of three other novels including California Rush, Big Babies and Who's Hot, Who's Not, is a humorous story about an...

"...Dimished Capacity by Sherwood Kiraly, author of three other novels including California Rush, Big Babies and Who's Hot, Who's Not, is a humorous story about an.... Dimished Capacity by Sherwood Kiraly, author of three other novels including California Rush, Big Babies and Who's Hot, Who's..."

Sherwood Kiraly Sherwood Kiraly

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St. Martin's Griffin

The Myth of Alzheimer's

What You Aren't Being Told About Today's Most Dreaded Diagnosis

Dr. Peter Whitehouse will transform the way we think about Alzheimer’s disease. In this provocative and ground-breaking book he challenges the conventional...

"...the way we think about Alzheimer’s disease.  In this provocative and ground-breaking book he..."

By Peter J. Whitehouse, M.D. and Daniel George, M.Sc.

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