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Books of Interest

Living Your Best With Early Stage Alzheimer’s: An Essential Guide
Author: Lisa Snyder, MSW, LCSW
A practical guide on coping with the diagnosis, effectively managing symptoms, finding meaningful activities, planning for the future, maintaining hope and humor, participating in research, and much more. This book provides invaluable wisdom and tips from people with Alzheimer’s and is a must-read for individuals with early Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.
Sunrise River Press, North Branch, Minnesota
Copies of the book are available by contacting Sunrise River Press
(phone: 651.277.1400 or or at
Alzheimer’s from the Inside Out
Author: Richard Taylor
This collection of essays offers a glimpse into the world of the author, an individual who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. Health Professions Press, Baltimore, Maryland, 2007.
Speaking Our Minds: What It's Like to Have Alzheimer's, Revised Edition
Author: Lisa Snyder, LCSW
Seven individuals share their thoughts and feelings about living with Alzheimer’s disease. Copies of the book are available for purchase on
Still Alice
Author: Lisa Genova
This candid and powerful novel portrays a woman’s life after receiving a diagnosis of young-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Pocket Books, New York, NY, 2009.
800.288.4677 or and

Books for the Care Partners

Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends, and Caregivers
by Daniel Kuhn, MSW, Hunter House Publishers, Alameda, CA, 2003.
800.266.5592 or
A guide for family members and friends that focuses on early-stage issues.
Order Online
Still Alice
by Lisa Genova, Pocket Books, New York, NY, 2009.
800.288.4677 or and
This candid and powerful novel portrays a woman’s life after receiving a diagnosis of younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
The Forgetting: Portrait of an Epidemic
by David Shenk, Doubleday, New York, NY, 2001
A compelling look into the history, science, politics, and psychology of
Alzheimer’s disease.
At the Crossroads: Family Conversations about Alzheimer ’s Disease, Dementia, and Driving.
Provided by The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc and the MIT AgeLab.
For free copies of this brochure, write to:
The Hartford at the Crossroads 
200 Executive Boulevard
Southington, CT 06489
or contact

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Quarterly publication that addresses the interests, concerns, and reflections of individuals living with early-stage AD or other dementias.
Contact: Lisa Snyder, LCSW
Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
University of California (San Diego)
Phone: 858.622.5800
Available free by email:

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Clinical Trials

Alzheimer's Association® TrialMatch™ is a free service that makes it easy for people with Alzheimer's, caregivers, families and physicians to locate clinical trials based on personal criteria (diagnosis, stage of disease and location). Visit the web site here.

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