Questia Reading Room: Recognizing Alzheimer’s during World Alzheimer’s Month

With September being World Alzheimer’s Month, now is the time to raise awareness and reflect on the stigma dementia represents.

Take time during World Alzheimer's Month to learn more about dementia. (Credit: Sunrise Senior Living)

Take time during World Alzheimer’s Month to learn more about dementia. (Credit: Sunrise Senior Living)

For the next month, check out our FREE books to better understand the impact of this disease and what can be done about it.

Dealing with Dementia: A Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias. Brian Draper. Dealing with Dementia: A Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Crows Nest, N.S.W., 2004. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia. Christine Bryden. Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia. London, 2005. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

When Memory Fails: Helping the Alzheimer's and Dementia Patient. Allen Jack Edwards. When Memory Fails: Helping the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patient. New York, 1994. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Alzheimer: A Journey Together. Federica Caracciolo. Alzheimer: A Journey Together. Philadelphia, 2006. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

The Reluctant Caregivers: Learning to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer's. Anne Hendershott. The Reluctant Caregivers: Learning to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s. Westport, CT, 2000. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer's Disease. Ronald Petersen. Mayo Clinic on Alzheimer’s Disease. Philadelphia, 2002. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Decoding Darkness: The Search for the Genetic Causes of Alzheimer's Disease. Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ann B. Parson. Decoding Darkness: The Search for the Genetic Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease. Cambridge, MA, 2000. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

The Handbook of Memory Disorders. Alan D. Baddeley, Michael D. Kopelman, Barbara A. Wilson. The Handbook of Memory Disorders. Chichester, England, 2002. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Thinking about Dementia: Culture, Loss, and the Anthropology of Senility. Annette Leibing, Lawrence Cohen. Thinking about Dementia: Culture, Loss, and the Anthropology of Senility. New Brunswick, NJ, 2006. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Ethical Issues in Dementia Care: Making Difficult Decisions. Julian C. Hughes, Clive Baldwin. Ethical Issues in Dementia Care: Making Difficult Decisions. London, 2006. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Alzheimer Discourse: Some Sociolinguistic Dimensions. Via Ramanathan. Alzheimer Discourse: Some Sociolinguistic Dimensions. Mahwah, NJ, 1997. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Dementia. Mario Maj, Norman Sartorius. Dementia. Chichester, England, 2002. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia. Mary Marshall. Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia. London, 2005. Questia. Web. 19 September 2016.

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