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We are excited to announce that our much awaited music engagement book is nearly here. Music remembers me: Connection and wellbeing in dementia by Kirsty Beilharz will be available in May and will for the first time make music engagement accessible as daily part of dementia care and support. Visit Music remembers me for details.
Cooking up a storm
Chef and author Peter Morgan-Jones has been making headlines this month as part of Maggie Beer's Creating and Appetite for Life aged care cooking classes that have visited rural NSW. To celebrate you can purchase Peter's cookbooks at 20 per cent discount by using the code PMJDiscount in the shopping cart.
It’s all about the food not the fork! (2016) follows on from the runaway success of Don’t give me eggs that bounce (2014) as the authors continue their mission to bring amazing food to older people and people with eating difficulties. The beautifully designed cookbook combines 107 recipes from Peter Morgan-Jones (and two special celebrity guest recipes) and several expert chapters on nutrition, mealtimes and eating from his fellow authors.
Intervening in pain
Too often pain is missed or misdiagnosed in older people and people with dementia. Dr William McClean and Prof Colm Cunnigham have updated their book Intervene: Pain care for older people and people with dementia. This book aims to enable carers and care staff with the knowledge, resources and practical information required to identify and treat pain in older people.