Links to resources and Reading Suggestions about Validation, Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other topics.
Resource Organizations for Support
North American Validation Association vfvalidation.org
National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners NCCDP.org
Alzheimer’s Association: www.alz.org
The Charlie Foundation: www.charliefoundation.org
The Genius of Marian (Video) : www.geniusofmarian.com
Memory Bridge: The Foundation for Alzheimer’s and Cultural Memory: memorybridge.org
Reading Resources and Information
The Validation Breakthrough: Simple Techniques for Communicating with People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias by Naomi Feil and Vicki de Klerk-Rubin
The Dementia Concept by Joshua J. Freitas
Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was A Cure? by Mary T. Newport, M.D.
Spirit Heals: Awakening a Woman’s Inner Knowing for Self-Healing by Dr. Meredith Young-Sowers
The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss by Nancy L. Mace, M.A., and Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.
The Antioxidant Miracle: Your Complete Plan for Total Health and Healing by Lester Packer, PH.D., and Carol Colman
Aging With Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives by David Snowden, P.H.D.