o The Alzheimer's Caregiving Puzzle: Putting Together the Pieces
This book contains information about Alzheimer's including the stages of the disease as well as wisdom, stories and coping strategies from experienced caregivers.
o Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: The Caregiver's Complete Survival Guide
Provides information for the caregiver on how to manage caring for individuals with memory loss including handling difficult behaviours and making your home safer. Also covered is how to work with health care agencies, how to arrange home care assistance and evaluate and choose long-term care options when needed.
o The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life
A whole body, whole mind regimen for preventing Alzheimer’s including assessment tests, memory exercises, nutrition recommendations, stress reduction techniques and aerobic and strength exercises.
o Exercises for Brain Health
Features progressive physical and mental exercises to challenge and strengthen the mind and body with the aim of preventing cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
o A Loving Approach to Dementia Care : Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss
Illustrated with true life stories, this book advises caregivers how to cultivate meaningful relationships with loved ones suffering through memory loss. Her program promotes communication and affirmative response as a way to maintain connections with individuals with dementia as well as encouraging caregivers to take care of themselves through the journey.
o Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows : A Couple's Journey through Alzheimer's
This book tells the inspiring story of a couple who embraces their Buddhist beliefs as the husband, a former professor, progresses through the stages of Alzheimer’s, as a way of meeting the challenges and changes consciously and lovingly.
o Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families
. 3rd ed.
This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder covering both its manic and depressive phases. The author also explains variations, causes and contributing factors for this disorder as well as how to cope with the challenges it presents.
o Breaking Free from Depression: Pathways to Wellness
This book provides different strategies for overcoming depression including drug therapy, building strong relationships, fighting negative thoughts and using the practice of mindfulness.
o Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers
This book details the causes, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric depression. It also advises how to parent a depressed child, common myths about depression and planning for the future.
o The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs
This book offers a treatment plan which does not involve drugs but instead suggests lifestyle changes based on what the body needs to heal such as improved nutrition, exercise, sleep and social connection.
o The Family Guide to Mental Health Care
This book provides a step-by-step guide for family members to support loved ones facing mental health problems. Chapters include how to recognize signs of mental illness, how to diagnose specific disorders, treatment options and how to help the patient and family cope with the situation.
o If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents
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Designed for parents, this guide helps you recognize and handle signs of mental health issues in your teenager. It identifies the signs and symptoms of depression and what to expect, available treatments, how to help your teen cope with depression and ways you can limit the chances of depression appearing.
o Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
This popular title uses mindfulness training as a way to treat depression and regain emotional balance. It comes with a CD containing guided meditations to help readers to develop mindfulness.
o Self-Coaching: The Powerful Program to Beat Anxiety and Depression.
This title combines training exercises for overcoming negative thoughts with cognitive behaviour therapy techniques as a method to control depression and is an alternative or complement to other treatment options such as psychotherapy and medication.
o The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes
This book provides a three phase approach for controlling diabetes through diet, exercise and medications. The disease and its effects on the body are explained including diagnoses, types, and complications. Included are flexible meal plans and recipes.
o Canada’s Complete Diabetes Guide for Type 2 Diabetes
This primer discusses all aspects of diabetes management including lifestyle changes, health issues, nutrition, medications, exercise and recipes.
o Diabetes for Canadians for Dummies
. 3rd ed.
This Canadian guide provides the straight facts on treating diabetes successfully and living a full and active life. This book includes symptoms and causes of diabetes, monitoring blood glucose levels, taking insulin and proper nutrition and exercise.
o The Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen: 125 Recipes for Creating Healthy Meals
These recipes by the Culinary Institute of America were created to help manage blood glucose levels but still be tasty. Also provided are nutritional guidelines and healthy cooking techniques for diabetics.
o Diabetes Prevention & Management Cookbook: Your 10-Step Plan for Nutrition & Lifestyle
Provides a 10-step lifestyle change plan to prevent or control diabetes and, includes 150 recipes to support the plan.
o Mayo Clinic the Essential Diabetes Book: How to Prevent Control and Live Well with Diabetes
. 2nd ed.
This comprehensive guide covers types of diabetes, taking charge to prevent diabetes, symptoms and risk factors, treatments and strategies for managing blood sugar, and advances in insulin delivery and recipes.