Best Friends Products

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Using the Best Friends™ approach when working with people with dementia has become recognized internationally as a best practice. Improve your Alzheimer’s care with these innovative resources.


Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care, Second Edition

The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care, 2nd Edition

By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., and David Troxel, M.P.H.

Stock #29968
© 2016
264 pages
ISBN 978-1-932529-96-8
$36.99

 

Make a difference in the life of a family member or client in your care with this innovative approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

 

Los Mejores Amigos En El Cuidad De Alzheimer (Best Friends Spanish)

Los Mejores Amigos

By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., and David Troxel, M.P.H.

Stock #29395
© 2008
340 pages
ISBN 978-1-932529-39-5
$29.95

 

The Spanish translation of the best-selling book The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care.

 

The Best Friends Staff

The Best Friends Staff

Building a Culture of Care in Alzheimer’s Programs
By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., and David Troxel, M.P.H.

Stock #12636
© 2001
296 pages
ISBN 978-1-878812-63-7
$44.99

 

Discover valuable tools for training staff in the Best Friends Approach to help residents and staff members enjoy the respect, reassurance, and fulfillment that everyone deserves.

 

The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, Volume 1

The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer’s Activities, Volume One

By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., David Troxel, M.P.H., Tonya Cox, M.S.W., and Robin Hamon, M.S.W. 

Stock #12889
© 2004
224 pages
ISBN 978-1-878812-88-2
$39.99

 

Bring out the best in each person with dementia with these versatile, easy-to-implement Best Friends™ activities.

 

The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, Volume 2

The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer’s Activities, Volume Two

By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., David Troxel, M.P.H., Tonya Cox, M.S.W., and Robin Hamon, M.S.W. 

Stock #29265
© 2007
248 pages
ISBN 978-1-932529-26-5
$39.99

 

Even more fun-filled creative engagements to add meaning and enjoyment to life in your adult day center, residential care community, or home care setting.

 

Best Friends DVD

The Best Friends DVD

Produced by the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Alzheimer’s Association

Stock #29494
© 2007
20-min DVD
$54.95

 

Here’s a moving introduction to the innovative Best Friends Approach. This touching video shows the Best Friends Approach in action and includes the Alzheimer’s Disease Bill of Rights.

 

A Dignified Life

A Dignified Life, Revised and Expanded

The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care: A Guide for Care Partners
By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., and David Troxel, M.P.H.

Stock #16654
© 2012
approx. 284 pages
ISBN 978-0-757-31665-4
$16.95

 

Presenting the Best Friends model of care, A Dignified Life offers caregivers an antidote to the burnout and frustration that often accompanies the role of caring for a person with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

 

The Best Friends Daily Planner

The Best Friends™ Daily Planner

By Virginia Bell, M.S.W., and David Troxel, M.P.H.

Stock #70309
© 2014
approx. 138 pages
ISBN 978-1-938870-30-9
$24.95

 

This handy and practical daily planner provides you with Best Friends guiding principles, activities, and reflection questions to support your caregiving each week. With ample space to record your thoughts and the reactions of the persons with dementia that you care for, this invaluable tool will guide you through the year and provide a record of your caregiving experiences in the years to come.

 

Best Friends Tote Bag

Best Friends™ Tote Bag

Stock #29791
ISBN 978-1-932529-79-17
$24.95

 

Carry all your Best Friends™ books in style with this durable, zippered tote bag.