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Lost Alzheimer's disease Search Management: A law enforcement guide to managing the initial response and investigation of the missing Alzheimer's disease subject.  This instructor's kit is ideal for an experienced shift supervisors responsible for directing the initial search for a missing Alzheimer's disease subject.  Perfect for meeting continuing education requirements. Topics include scope of the wandering problem, search management crucials, characteristics of Alzheimer's subjects, initial report collection, initial search strategy, reflex tasking of resources, and extensive reference material.   The instructor's manual also contains lesson outlines, slide masters, case studies, and map problems.  PowerPoint presentation slide disk included.

ISBN: 1-879471-34-5 1999 dbS Productions 160pp  $100

Alzheimer's disease Search check-list:  This four page laminated check-list guides initial responders into an aggressive but correct initial response.

DBSN: 1-879471-99-01 1999 dbS Productions 4pp $2.50

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life
by  MacE, Rabins, and McHugh. Updated with the newest information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia, this best selling book has remains the "bible" for families who are giving care to afflicted loved ones.

ISBN: 0-801861-49-7 1999 John Hopkins Univ Pr 339pp  $11.16

Gone Without a Trace by Marianne Dickerman Caldwell.  This book describes the aftermath of a search for a missing Alzheimer's patient who was not found until three years after the search.  Every searcher and person involved in search management must read this book to gain invaluable insight into the lasting affect a search has on family members.

ISBN:0-943873-24-X 1995 Elder Books  $10.95

The Alzheimer's Sourcebook for Caregivers : A Practical Guide for Getting Through the Day by F Gray-Davidson.  Written for caregivers.  Full of practical advice.

ISBN: 0-737301-31-7 1999 Lowell House $13.56

Alzheimer's Early Stages : First Steps in Caring and Treatment by Daniel Kuhn, David A. Bennett.  The first part of this important book offers a comparison of the normal aging pattern of the brain and what happens with Alzheimer's. It explains the difficulties of diagnosis, risk factors for developing the disease, treatments, and guidelines for prevention. The second part is devoted to practical ways that families can help the patient, including adapting to changing relationships, establishing new ways of communicating and decision making, and planning for the future. The last part offers advice about self-care for family members and helpers, from joining a support group to exploring spiritual resources.

ISBN: 0-897932-62-5 1999 Hunter House 284pp $11.96

Decoding Darkness: The Search for the Genetic Causes of Alzheimer's Disease by Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ann B. Parson.  Advances in gene research have led to a new understanding of the causes of Alzheimer's disease, and new possibilities for its cure. In this well-written account of that research, Tanzi and journalist-co-author Ann Parson examine the role of amyloid neuritic plaque, "mucked-up, misfolded protein that fibrilizes and forms rock-hard aggregates that the body can't get rid of."  This book is ideal for the reader who wishes a more in-depth understanding of the disease without requiring a scientific background.

ISBN: 0=738201-95-2 2000 Perseus Book Group 320pp  $20.80

cover Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders : Etiology, Pathogenesis and Therapeutics edited by Iqbal, Wisniewski, and Swaab. The book reports on the latest advances in understanding the etiology and the pathogenesis of the disease.  It includes discovering the genes whose mutations are associated with Alzheimer's disease in familial cases, and the mechanisms of neuronal degeneration. Advances are also reported in epidemiology, differential diagnosis, psychosocial care, therapeutics, and generating cellular and animal models of beta-amyloid and tau pathology. The information may be of interest not only to Alzheimer's disease researchers, but also to neurobiologists, clinicians, and caregivers.

ISBN: 0-471986-83-6 1999 John Wiley & Son Ltd 862pp   $350

Relax Now Daily Stress Reduction Exercises: by DailyBreath.Com  A free link to a web site that provides a daily relaxation exercises.  Ideal for either stressed out Caregivers or search managers.  Additional links and products offered on the site. 

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