Gilles Einstein and Mark McDaniel, widely respected for their research and lectures on memory, explain how memory works and how memory processes change with age. Based on up-to-date and rigorous scientific evidence, they also offer techniques and strategies for improving memory in everyday life; alternatives to hard-to-use mnemonic techniques; physical and mental exercises that can enhance memory; a review of drugs and nutritional supplements touted to enhance memory; a complete discussion of Alzheimer's disease, its symptoms and risk factors, along with guidance for caretakersMore info →
Confronted with untreatable, early onset neurodegenerative disease and dementia, psychologist Dr. George Huba, responded by trying and evaluating many cognitive-behavioral interventions that might help to slow the progression of symptoms or at least improve quality of life. He found that the key for him was a method of visual thinking — mind mapping — that helped organize his daily life and memories and to plan for the future.More info →
Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the diseaseMore info →
Everyone is affected by brain issues in some phase of their life. Nancy speaks of her own brain injury resulting in “foreign accent syndrome”. Wandering through the brain fog, experiencing brain exhaustion and participating in the care of family members, she attributes the Feldenkrais Method® as a resource in her ability to cope and heal.
Included are: 31 simple “30 to 60 second Moments of Awareness” designed to help you begin training your brain.
This book will show you how to protect your brain from the deterioration that leads to Alzheimer’s. It may have been too late to help my family members already affected, but it is NOT too late for those of us not yet showing symptoms of mental decline.More info →
Award-winning journalist Martha Lear, who gave voice to widespread frustration with medical care in her New York Times bestselling memoir Heartsounds, now explores this kind of forgetfulness--why it happens, and when, and what can be done about it. She interviews distinguished neuroscientists, psychologists, and evolutionary biologists, as well as friends and strangers about their own memory lapses.More info →
The deterioration of your brain can start years or even decades before Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, or other serious neurological diseases are diagnosed.
No Brainer! How to Stay Sharp, Boost Memory and Fight Dementia will provide you strategies and lifestyle changes to improve your brain function and health. It will provide you with simple diet and lifestyle changes and show how these things can profoundly impact your brain health and quality of your life.More info →