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A collection of caregiver guidebooks, helpful DVDs, music CDs, reading material, activity books, and dementia-related materials curated in consultation with the Eastham Senior Center.

Dementia & Memory Loss Resource Guide

                            A collection of caregiver guidebooks, helpful DVDs, music CDs, reading material, activity books, and dementia-related materials curated in consultation with the Eastham Senior Center.

Any person with a CLAMS library card
can borrow these resource materials!

Senior Fiction

There’s no mention of dementia anywhere on the cover or inside these titles ~ easy to read large print, short paragraphs, short chapters, adult main characters and topics the reader will relate to easily.

Short novels by Emma Rose Sparrow:

• Autumn’s Display

• Down by the Meadow

• A Dusting of Snow

• The Sandy Shoreline

• Three Things

• What the Wind Showed to Me

Short novels by Jamie Stonebridge:

• An Autumn Adventure

• A Day at the Beach

• A Summer Walk

• A Trip to the Lake

• Visit to the Library

Music CDs

Songs You Know By Heart: A simple guide for using music in dementia care by Mary Sue Wilkinson  - (two part kit: book and music CD)

Guides for Preventing Cognitive Decline

The 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution by Dean Sherzai MD & Ayesha Sherzai, MD - The definitive food and lifestyle guide to preventing cognitive decline

The Better Brain Solution by Steven Masley, MD - How to start now--at any age--to reverse and prevent insulin resistance of the brain, sharpen cognitive function, and avoid memory loss

The End of Alzheimer’s by Dale E. Bredesen, MD - The first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline

The Healthy Brain Book by William Sears, MD and Vincent M. Fortanasce MD - An all-ages guide to a calmer, happier, sharper you

Keep Sharp by Sanjay Gupta, MD - Build a better brain at any age

Memory Rescue (also available on OverDrive as an eBook) by Daniel G. Amen, MD - Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most

Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory by Andrew E. Budson, MD - What's normal, what's not, and what to do about it

The Spectrum of Hope by Gayatri Devi, MD - An optimistic and new approach to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

Outreach Librarian

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Marianne Sinopoli
Contact:
190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642
(508) 240-5950 x3132
Website

Conversation Cards

Decks of cards with objects on one side and open ended questions on the reverse side to generate conversation and reminiscence:

Memory Books

With short paragraphs and illustrations, or simply photographs, these books are intended to stimulate long term memories.

Titles by Hugh Morrison include:

Titles by Mighty Oaks Books include:

Activity Books

Engaging ways to stimulate the brain for people living with memory loss or dementia.

Alzheimer's Activities by B.J. FitzRay

Connecting in the Land of Dementia by Deborah Shouse

Creative Engagement by Rachel Wonderlin

The Memory Activity Book an AARP Publication

Through the Seasons by Cynthia Green