The 36 Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People who have Alzheimer's Disease
By Nancy L. Mace, MA, and Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH
Considered the Bible for practical and legal advice for families and caregivers
The Wide Circumference of Love
By Marita Golden
Moving novel about African American couple’s struggle with Alzheimer’s
The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s Portrait of an Epidemic
By David Shenk
A literary examination of Alzheimer’s and what’s being done to find a cure.
The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s
By Jay Ingram
A history of the disease and the effort to find a cure.
The Inheritance: A family on the frontlines in the battle against Alzheimer’s
By Niki Kapsambelis
Shattering story of the DeMoe family’s struggle through the generations with early onset Alzheimer’s.
Solomon Carter Fuller: Where My Caravan Has Rested
By Mary Kaplan
Biography of first African-American Psychiatrist who studied with Alois Alzheimer
Man's Search for Meaning
By Viktor E. Frankl
Although this is an examination of Frankl’s time in Nazi concentration camps, over the decades his writings have provided guidance and uplifting for caregivers and families seeking solace and sense of purpose.
Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life
By Emily Kaiser Thelin