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As we get older, Alzheimer's disease and dementia might overcome our lives. These are some of our best reads and we ask that you take a look at the information. The list below provides some selected readings from our most recent Dancing with Dementia Series that have useful information, helpful tools, and practical strategies for the dementia care giver.

Virginia Bell and David Troxel

Health Communications, Inc. 2002

Useful Resources


Alzheimer's Association

Okemos/Capital Area Region

2111 University Park Dr., Suite 200 Okemos, MI 48864

p: (517) 999-3004


Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM)

7413 Westshire Drive

Lansing, MI 48917

p: (5157) 627-1561


Michigan Center for Assisted Living (MCAL)

7413 Westshire Drive

Lansing, MI 48917

p: (5157) 627-1561


National Center for Assisted Living

1201 L Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20005

p: 202-842-4444


Take some time to learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia care for your loved ones. We strive to provide important information for those providing care to others.

A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, A Guide for Family Caregivers

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Knowledgeable reading for your family

The Art of Dementia Care

Daniel Kuhn and Jane Vertly

New York: Thompson Delmar Learning 2008

Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss

Leeza Gibbons, James Huysman,

and Rosemary Deangelis Laird

Trade Paper 2009

The 36 Hour Day, 5th Edition: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease, Related Dementia Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life

Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins Press Oct. 2011

Understanding Difficult Behaviors: Some Practical Suggestions for Coping with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Illnesses

Anne Robinson, Beth Spencer, and Laurie White

Eastern Michigan University, 1989

Contact 737-487-2335 for the latest edition.

Talking to Alzheimer's: Simple Ways to Connect When You Visit with a Family Member or Friend

Claudia J. Strauss

New Harbinger Publications, Inc 2001 (Oakland, CA)

open book The Art of Dementia Care
Understanding Difficult Behaviors The 36 Hour Day, 5th Edition
Take Your Oxygen First

Talking to Alzheimer's 
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