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Dementia is a common condition. Your risk of developing dementia increases as you get older, and the condition usually occurs in people over the age of 65. Find out more about the condition.

All of our libraries are recognised as dementia friendly environments.

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Book:Dementia, support for family and friends, Dave Pulsford and Rachel Thompson:2020:Second edition
Author: Pulsford, Dave
Author: Thompson, Rachel, (Dementia nurse)
Year 2020
Language: English
Media class: Book
Edition: Second edition
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2013
302 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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0995764409
Book:Family Guide to Dementia, Everything You Need to Know About Caring for a Loved One, edited by Kate Corr:2017
Author: Corr, Kate
Year 2017
Media class: Book
Publisher: Unforgettable Trading Limited
Resource type: Physical
120p, 64 Full Colour Illustrations
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0750545542
Large print:Five minutes of amazing, my race against dementia, Chris Graham with Wendy Holden:2018:Large print edition
Author: Graham, Chris
Author: Graham, Chris
Author: Holden, Wendy, 1961-
Year 2018
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print edition
Publisher: Magna
Resource type: Physical
278p ; 24 cm
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DVD:Changed days, by Alison Couston:[2012]
Author: Couston, Alison
Author: Couston, Alison
Author: Wallace, Dougie
Author: Ross, Floss
Author: North Dementia Forum
Year [2012]
Media class: DVD
Publisher: Soundsmove Facilities
Resource type: Physical
Note: Original screenplay by Alison Couston. A film featuring Dougie Wallace, Floss Ross The Changed Days project was initiated by The North Dementia Forum Includes carers' leaflet for Dementia Changed Days is a film about seeing the person rather than the condition
1. - DVD
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J000329208
Book:Everyday citizenship and people with dementia, edited by Ann-Charlotte Nedlund, Ruth Bartlett and Charlotte Clarke:2019
Author: Nedlund, Ann-Charlotte
Author: Bartlett, Ruth
Author: Clarke, Charlotte L., Charlotte Laura
Year 2019
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press
Resource type: Physical
110 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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J000329204
Book:Textbook of dementia care, an integrated approach, edited by Graham A. Jackson and Debbie Tolson:2019
Author: Jackson, Graham A.
Author: Tolson, D., Debbie
Year 2019
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
202 pages (pbk)
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0141986433
Book:What dementia teaches us about love, Nicci Gerrard:2020
Author: Gerrard, Nicci
Year 2020
Language: English
Media class: Book
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2019
254 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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030021362X
eBook:Caregiving in Alzheimer's and other dementias, [electronic resource], Eric Pfeiffer, foreword by Gayle Sierens:2015
Author: Pfeiffer, Eric, 1935-
Year 2015
Media class: eBook
Publisher: Yale University Press
Resource type: Electronic
1 online resource, illustrations (black and white)
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Book:The end of Alzheimer's, the first programme to prevent and reverse the cognitive decline of dementia, Dr Dale Bredesen:2017
Author: Bredesen, Dale E.
Year 2017
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Vermilion
Resource type: Physical
308 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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Book:A pocket guide to understanding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Dr. James Warner and Dr. Nori Graham:2018:Second edition
Author: Warner, James, James Peregrine William, 1962-
Author: Graham, Nori
Year 2018
Media class: Book
Edition: Second edition
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: Poole, Dorset: Family Doctor Publications, 2009
160 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Dementia affects the brain, making it harder to remember things or think as clearly as before. It's an umbrella term for over 100 different types of illnesses and disease symptoms. Symptoms of dementia may include memory loss and difficulties with day to day tasks, language and problem-solving. Alzheimer Scotland provides information, support and dementia-friendly activities to help make sure nobody faces dementia alone.  

If you need help with dementia phone our national helpline FREE on 08008083000 or contact us by email: helpline@alzscot.org

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