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Recommended Reading

*Please note: This list is updated periodically with the newly added resources being listed at the top of each category.

Our book references are listed under the following categories:

1. Family Caregivers/Carers
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Navigating the Alzheimer's Journey: A Compass for Caregiving
Author: Carol Bowlby Sifton
Published By: Health Professions Press
Published: 2004
ISBN: 1-932529-04-07

Gentle into the Darkness: A Deaf Mother's Journey into Alzheimer's
Author: Patricia Contrad
Published By: Spotted Cow Press
Published: 2004
ISBN: 0-9733864-3-6

Elder Rage, or take my father...Please!
Author: Jacqueline Marcell
Published By: Impressive Press
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0967970318

Caring for Someone at a Distance

Author: Julie Spencer-Cingoz
Published By: Age Concern England
Published: 1998
ISBN: 0862422280

Introducing Dementia: The Essential Facts and Issues of Care
Author: David Sutcliffe
Published By: Age Concern England
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0862422833

Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories
Author: Carol Bradley Bursack
Published by: McCleery & Sons Publishing
Published: 2005
ISBN: 1931916411

Alzheimer's: The Answers You Need
Authors: Helen D. Davies and Forest Knolls
Published By: Elder Books
Published: 1998
ISBN: 0932873460

Passage into Paradise
Author: Dorothy Womack
Published By: IUniverse Inc.
Published: 2002
ISBN: 0595249264

Alzheimer's: Making Sense of Suffering
Author: Teresa R. Strecker, Ph.D.
Published By:Vital Issues Press
Published: 1997
ISBN: 1563841339

Different Minds: Living with Alzheimer's Disease
Author: L. Drew and L.C. Ferrari
Published By: Goose Lane Editions
Published: 2005
ISBN: 0-89793-263-3

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementia Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life
Author: Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins
Published By: Johns Hopkins University Press
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0-8018-4034-1

Purple for Sky
Author: Bruneau Carol
Published By: Cormorant Books
Published: August 2000
ISBN: 1896951244

A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, A Guide for Family Caregivers
Authors: Virginia Bell, MSW & David Troxel, MPH
Published By: Health Communications Inc (HCI)
Published: 2002
ISBN: 075730060X

Love is Ageless: Stories About Alzheimer's Disease
Author: J. Bryan
Published By: Lompico Creek Press
Published: 2002
ISBN: 0961931116

2. Health Care Professionals
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Dementia, Alzheimer's and Other Dementais: the 'At Your Fingertips' Guide
Authors: Harry Cayton, Nori Graham, James Warner
Published By: Class Publishing
Published: 2002
ISBN: 1859590756

The experience of Alzheimer's Disease: Life Through a Tangled Veil

Author: Steven Sabat
Published By: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0631216669

Author: O'Brien, D. Ames, A. Burns (Editors)
Published By: Oxford University Press
Published: 2001
ISBN10: 0-340-75916-X
ISBN13: 978-0-340-75916-5

The Care Assistant's Guide to Working with People with Dementia
Editor: Sue Benson
Published By: Journal of Dementia Care
Published: 2002
ISBN: 1874790701

There is Still a Person in There: A complete Guide to Treating and Coping with Alzheimer's
Author: M. Castleman, D. Gallagher-Thompson and M. Naythons
Published By: Berkley Publishing
Published: 2000
ISBN: 0-399-526358

The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care
Author: Virginia Bell and David Troxel
Published By: Health Professions Press
Published: 2003 (edited version)
ISBN: 1-878812-35-1

3. Persons with Dementia

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Don't Bury Me - It Ain't Over yet
Author: Charles Schneider
Published By: AuthorHouse
Published: 2004
ISBN: 1425913954

Just Love me: My Life Turned Upside Down by Alzheimer's
Author: Jeanne Lee
Published By: Purdue University Press
Published: 2003
ISBN: 1557535982

When it Gets Dark: An Enlightened Reflection on Life with Alzheimer's
Author: Thomas DeBaggio
Published By: The Free Press
Published: 2003
ISBN: 0743250036

The Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Pathways to Understanding the Experience
Author: Phyllis Braudy Harris (Editor)
Published By: Johns Hopkins University Press
Published: 2002
ISBN: 0-8018-6877-7

Losing my Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's
Author: Thomas DeBaggio
Published by: Free Press
Published: 2002
ISBN: 0743205650

My Journey into Alzheimer's Disease: A Story of Hope
Author: Robert Davis
Published By: Tyndale House
Published: 1989
ISBN: 0843246457

4. Children and Younger Persons
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Understanding Dementia: A guide for Young Carers
Author: Health Education Board for Scotland
Published By: Health Education Board for Scotland
Published: 1996
ISBN: 1873452861

All the Kings Horses
Author: Laura Stevenson
Published By: Corgi Juvenile
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0552547182

An Early Winter
Author: Marion Dane Bauer
Published By: Clarion Books
Published: 1999
ISBN: 03953903726

The Long and Winding Road: a Young Person's Guide to Dementia

Author: Jane Gilliard
Published By: Wrightson Biomedical Publishing Ltd
Published: 1995
ISBN: 1871816319

5. Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Association Publications
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