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Paperback Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia Book

ISBN: 0801892503

ISBN13: 9780801892509

Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia

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Memory loss can be one of the most terrifying aspects of a diagnosis of dementia. Yet the fear and dread of losing our memory make the experience of the disease worse than it needs to be, according to cultural critic and playwright Anne Davis Basting. She says, Forget memory. Basting emphasizes the importance of activities that focus on the present to improve the lives of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

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An outstanding survey for both health and general collections

FORGET MEMORY: CREATING BETTER LIVES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA is based on ten years of practice and research in the field of memory and studies innovative programs that stimulate growth, humor and emotional connections. From how medical advances are changing options for people with dementia to stories of memory loss without old age attached, this is an outstanding survey for both health and general collections.

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This book is an inspiration. It is beautifully and thoughtfully written, with such hope. You develop real faith in the resilience and creativity hidden within those with dementia.
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