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The Gift of Time: Living ...

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The Gift of Time is a moving and informative new book written by a local minister, the Revd Canon Pat ...
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Carers Guide: Living with...

Carers Guide: Living with Lewys
Although this book has be around for several years and we list it in our Books Section. We thought it ...
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Living with Lewy body dem...

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Written in 2012 by physiotherapist Judy Towne Jennings, this comprehensive guide benefits from professional and personal experience of Dementia with ...
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My Life By Rita Heap

My Life By Rita Heap
Rita Heap, died of LBD on 15th October 2012. During her first year in residential care she wrote her life ...
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Over Streams and Squirrel...

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Jenny Thomas wanted to write about a person who has a disease which slowly destroys the ability to communicate or ...
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Book reviews on the Dementia UK website

A Caregiver’s Guide to Lewy Body Dementia by Helen Buell Whitworth and James A. Whitworth

Treasures in the Darkness: Extending the Early Stage of Lewy Body Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s Disease by Pat Snyder

Cando Books, ‘Living with Lewy’s; Empowering Today’s Dementia Caregiver

Living with Dementia: A Caregiver’s Journey by Bishop Philip Weeks, who tells of his experience as a caregiver for his wife diagnosed as having Alzheimer Disease in 2002, and later diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. Without any warning or training in how to care for her, he tried first doing it alone, then Adult Day Care, and finally home care with Care Providers. He shares his failures and victories, and how caregiving has helped mature him into being a better person and more loving husband.

Amazon Books, ‘Over Streams and Squirrel Woods by Alys Williams is based on the personal diary kept by a loving daughter caring for her mother as they journeyed through the mother’s struggle and decline with Lewy Body Dementia .

A Misted Mirror by Gillian Jones is a novel inspired by her late husband Keith’s Parkinson’s with dementia and his poetry.

Dementia Support for Family and Friends by Dave Puslford and Rachel Thompson