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Dementia Awareness Month - Recommended Guides

Is someone you love coping with dementia? In honor of Dementia Awareness Month (September), the library and Family Services of Glencoe have compiled the following list of books with helpful information. Additional materials are available through inter-library loan. The library also offers memory exercise kits for checkout – ask a librarian at the reference desk for details.


The Dementia Caregiver: A Guide to Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Neurocognitive DIsorders by Marc E. Agronin

362.24 ARG

Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care by Anne Davis Basting

616.831 BAS

Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey by Jolene Brackey

616.831 BRA

Dementia Handbook & Resource Guide

616.83 DEM

The Problem of Alzheimer’s: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do about It by Jason Karlawish

616.831 KAR

Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End by Tia Powell

616.831 POW

Is It Alzheimer’s? 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia by Peter V. Rabins

616.831 RAB


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