The Alzheimer's Disease Bookstore

Creating Environments for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease

Designing safe and therapeutic living environments in homes and long - term care facilities for persons with AD.

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The Rakhma Story- Unconditional Love and Caring

The Rakhma Story:

  • Sets forth a dignified model of long-term care that works well for people with Alzheimer's disease and their families.
  • Provides information about Alzheimer's care issues such as family decision making and response to memory loss.
  • Sustains a model adaptable to other long-term care settings for the general elderly population.

The Complete Guide to Alzheimer's-Proofing Your Home

How to create a home environment that will help you cope with the many difficulties of Alzheimer's disease. Includes minimizing accidents and injuries, access denial issues, grab bar basics, activities of daily living, planning for a caregiving future, plus lots more.

Holding Onto Home- Designing Environments for People with Dementia

Much can be done to improve the quality of life of persons with AD through environmental design of homes and long term care facilities. The authors show practical design principles linked to specific therapeutic goals.

Contemporary Environments for People with Dementia

The authors describe and analyze twenty environments for people with dementia, including day care and respite care centers, community - based homes, innovative long - term care facilities, and other housing options.

Designing for Alzheimer's Disease

Strategies for creating better care environments. This book is intended for architects and designers who specialize in healthcare, focusing specifically on Alzheimer's Disease and related forms of dementia. It offers detailed guidance on a broad range of design issues that are central to the creation of therapeutic care settings.