Memory and Communication Aids for People with Dementia

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Health Professions Press #ad - These memory aids help convey the needs and preferences to care partners and increase engagement and social interaction. Full-color illustrations and simple instructions for creating various memory and communication tools are included. From low-tech options such as memory wallets, answers to common questions, memo boards, these simple but powerful tools help to provide conversation prompts, and reminder cards to high-tech options such as tablets or smartphones, planners, and reminders for daily living.

Help people with memory loss communicate and function more independently with the useful memory aids in this book, discover how to use these visual, with accompanying downloadable resources! Presenting a wide array of evidence-based examples, and electronic memory aids to improve communication, written, independence, and quality of life for people with dementia and related memory impairments.

Memory and Communication Aids for People with Dementia #ad - Abundant examples of useful content and formats are supplemented by more than 30 downloadable guides and templates to use or customize. Speech-language pathologists, direct care staff, occupational and physical therapists, activity directors, and family members interacting with adults with memory impairments will welcome this practical and life-enhancing resource.

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Spaced Retrieval Step by Step: An Evidence-Based Memory Intervention

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Health Professions Press #ad - Spaced retrieval step by step: an evidence-Based Memory Intervention describes a simple, effective process that can significantly improve people’s daily performance, safety, and confidence. With this proven memory-training strategy, with practice, you help people learn and store specific information that, can be easily accessed and retrieved.

This practical guide takes a fresh approach to Spaced Retrieval, teaching this innovative process step by step so you can better assist people in learning important actions and information, such as when to take medications or how to use a walker. Speech-language pathologists, nurses, as well as family members, and home care professionals at all levels, occupational and physical therapists, can use Spaced Retrieval to positively impact the lives of people with memory loss.

Filled with practical insights and advice for care partners, this book also provides screening and program forms also available as downloadable PDFs, an easy-to-follow protocol for practicing Spaced Retrieval, and advice and tools for developing visual cuing. With proper supports in place, people with memory loss can be taught to remember information and even learn tasks that will promote their independence.

Spaced Retrieval Step by Step: An Evidence-Based Memory Intervention #ad - An additional feature is an instructive timeline that illustrates the historical breadth and depth of research supporting this useful strategy. Illustrative case examples throughout demonstrate the numerous ways Spaced Retrieval can be used to help people with memory loss eliminate repetitive questioning, reduce anxiety, increase safety, improve recall of important facts, and much more.

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The Home Health SLP Handbook: Everything you need to provide speech therapy to adults in the home health setting.

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Harmony Road Design #ad - Includes 100+ pages of practical treatment guides, 60+ pages of patient handouts, all evidence-based! The handbook also comes with practical guides including: Home Visit Safety, and 30+ pages of evaluation forms, How to Complete an Oasis Evaluation, and Documentation Examples. The home health slp handbook is the one resource that any Speech-Language Pathologist needs to become a home health therapist for adults.

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Speech Therapy Aphasia Rehabilitation *STAR* Workbook IV: Activities of Daily Living for: Attention, Cognition, Memory and Problem Solving

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Targets everyday tasks: shopping, dining out, budgets, appointments, medication management, schedules and more. Workbook to target activities of daily living. Focusing on cognition, attention, memory, sequencing and problem solving skills.

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Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods

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The Guilford Press #ad - Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods #ad - User-friendly features include 17 sample worksheets and forms; blank forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.  . They provide practical guidelines for teaching multistep procedures, cognitive strategies, the use of external aids, and more. Rehabilitation professionals face a key challenge when working with clients with acquired cognitive impairments: how to teach new skills to individuals who have difficulty learning.

Unique in its focus, this book presents evidence-based instructional methods specifically designed to help this population learn more efficiently. The expert authors show how to develop, implement, and evaluate an individualized training plan.

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Montessori: A Modern Approach: The Classic Introduction to Montessori for Parents and Teachers

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Schocken Books #ad - Is a montessori education right for my child?paula polk lillard writes both as a trained educators and as a concerned parent -- she has many years as a public school teacher, but it was her enthusiasm for the education her own child experienced in a Montessori school that led her to become a leading voice in the Montessori movement in this country.

Montessori: A Modern Approach: The Classic Introduction to Montessori for Parents and Teachers #ad - Her book offers the clearest and most concise statement of the Montessori method of child development and education available today. Montessori: a modern approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples.

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Dementia

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Routledge #ad - Person-centered care for persons with dementia has been developed and expanded over the last few decades. It serves as a call to action for an interprofessional team of healthcare providers across healthcare settings to promote meaningful life engagement in persons with dementia using evidence-based assessment and intervention approaches.

Its chapters cover the person-centered assessment process for persons with cognitive and communicative disorders of dementias; intervention approaches for the wide variety of cognitive, eating/swallowing, communicative, and behavioral symptoms and consequences of dementia syndromes; reimbursement and documentation issues for various settings in which persons with dementia are seen; and issues and challenges of quality of life and end-of-life care.

Dementia #ad - This volume provides background on the evolution of caring for persons with dementia, as well as a description of the diagnostic process for dementia syndromes and the cognitive and communication characteristics of dementias with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s dementia. Speech-language pathologists are uniquely positioned to understand the striking impact that communication challenges have on persons with dementia and their caregivers, and can lead the charge to improve access to communication and participation.

This volume serves as a starting point and reference manual for those who want to provide person-centered and life-enhancing services to persons with dementia, behavioral, and to inspire the continued generation of quality research to demonstrate the value of cognitive-communication, and caregiver interventions.

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Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease

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Mariner Books #ad - Mariner Books. Revolutionizing the way we perceive and live with Alzheimer’s, Joanne Koenig Coste offers a practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers that emphasizes relating to patients in their own reality. Her accessible and comprehensive method, which she calls habilitation, works to enhance communication between carepartners and patients and has proven successful with thousands of people living with dementia.

More than four million americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and as many as twenty million have close relatives or friends with the disease. Learning to speak alzheimer’s also offers hundreds of practical tips, including how to -Cope with the diagnosis and adjust to the disease’s progression -Help the patient talk about the illness -Face the issue of driving -Make meals and bath times as pleasant as possible -Adjust room design for the patient’s comfort -Deal with wandering, paranoia, and aggression Schocken Books Inc.

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Puzzles for Stroke Patients: Rebuild Language, Math & Logic Skills to Live a More Fulfilling Life Post-Stroke

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Neurologist: “for stroke victims, I suggest word-guess puzzles because they can’t really do the New York Times Sunday magazine crossword puzzle. Word search puzzles help to reestablish visual quickness and vocabulary. Wonderful brain workouts to fast & lasting stroke recovery!best book for keeping your brain young! amazing results! #1 bestseller! 50 enjoyable puzzle types! tv shows & Hollywood word search! Rebuild speech, thinking, memory, and hand dexterity! EXCELLENT FOR CAREGIVERS & NURSING HOMES! Ray: "This book has helped my wife since her stroke.

Puzzles for Stroke Patients: Rebuild Language, Math & Logic Skills to Live a More Fulfilling Life Post-Stroke #ad - Mariner Books. In addition, smile, they are fun; patients relax, and laugh. Medical research shows: "for the stroke patient, coloring is a good way for strengthening fine motor skills writing, driving, sewing arts. To reintegrate the left and right sides of the brain. I am still a long way from recovery, but I enjoy working with this book.

Thanks. Customer: "this book is extremely helpful: I had a stroke 3 months ago, and I decided to try your book. Puzzles are essential for brain rehabilitation. The human brain is extremely flexible and it can be rewired for better functioning after a stroke.

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Respiratory Muscle Strength Training: Theory and Practice Here's How

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Plural Publishing #ad - Schocken Books Inc. Critics will agree that there are no other materials like this one on the market; something pocket-sized and easily accessible so that clinicians can refer to it daily. Mariner Books. It is imperative that clincians be taught the specific parameters that can be manipulated to change training effects, as well as studying issues of training length and the consequences of detraining, which occurs when therapy has terminated.

. The book will also be full of useful illustrations, demonstrating step-by-step processes on how to manipulate the device and finish training. Respiratory muscle training rMST programs are of great interest to the community of speech language pathologists since they function as rehabilitative strategies in many individuals.

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I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People with Dementia

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Author Solutions #ad - I care is just what the health care community has been waiting for to fill the void for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Dr stephen jones, greenwich, specialty geriatric medicine Greenwich Hospital, CT   "It's exciting that a book is now available specifically to help caregivers navigate the difficulties encountered in caring for someone suffering with cognitive impairments.

Mariner Books. I care provides a sense of real hope that quality of life issues will not necessarily diminish when effective care management principles are adopted. Marc wortmann, executive Director Alzheimer's Disease International Schocken Books Inc. I care covers: minimizing the care partner's fears, and stress Managing changes in communication, frustrations, memory loss and behavior using best care techniques Making the home safe and supportive Understanding changes in brain function Addressing financial and legal issues And much more.

I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People with Dementia #ad - . I care is a gold medal winner in the 23rd annual National Mature Media Awards Program. This award winning book will both inspire and educate care partners of people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to make the most of each day! Care partners will see their loved one as a whole person with strengths and abilities, which will promote greater independence and self-sufficiency for the person with dementia.

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