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G. Allen Power, M.D.

Dr. Al Power

G. Allen Power is named a Leader of Tomorrow by Long-Term Living Magazine! G. Allen Power, M.D.,  is a board certified internist and geriatrician, a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians / American Society for Internal Medicine. Dr. Power is a Certified Eden Alternative® Educator and a member of the Eden Alternative board of directors. He has lectured on dementia and other elder care topics throughout the US and Canada, the UK, Denmark, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malta. Dr. Power’s book, … [Read more...]

New book from best-selling author presents a more enlightened approach to dementia care

New book from best-selling author presents a more enlightened approach to dementia care   Baltimore, MD (July 2014) — Health Professions Press has just released Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being, the newest book from internationally acclaimed author and geriatrician, Dr. G. Allen Power. Now available in print and e-book format, Dementia Beyond Disease is an eye-opening exploration of how to improve the lives of people with dementia and those who care for them. The book emphasizes the importance of promoting well-being when caring for people living with dementia, and provides a … [Read more...]

Living with Dementia

Living With Dementia DVD

The way we currently provide care for people with dementia is not only flawed and inadequate but even destructive according to dementia expert G. Allen Power, M.D., in this provocative and instructive video presentation. Dr. Power's arguments are corroborated by the video's second featured speaker, Richard Taylor, Ph.D., who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and who speaks candidly about how he would prefer to be treated. From the experienced perspectives of both the provider and the person with the disease, viewers learn what not to do alongside a vision for all that is possible to … [Read more...]

It’s time for a revolution in dementia care

“When you put a disease before a person, it makes it much harder to provide true individualized care.” —G. Allen Power, M.D., award-winning author and geriatrician Dr. Al Power, award-winning author and internationally renowned geriatrician, opened the 2016 Eden Alternative International Conference with his keynote address focusing on this year’s conference theme: It’s about time. Always an eloquent speaker, Al presented the audience with four points, meant to "disrupt your thinking paths," all prefaced with, “It’s about time we…” Groundbreaking and possibly even controversial, the ideas … [Read more...]

Dementia Beyond Disease, Revised Edition

Dementia Beyond Disease

From the internationally acclaimed author of the groundbreaking and award-winning book Dementia Beyond Drugs comes another eye-opening exploration of how to improve the lives of people with dementia and those who care for them. In this revised edition—including updated facts, studies, and terminology—Dr. G. Allen Power demonstrates how to achieve sustainable success in dementia care by changing the caregiving lens to focus on well-being and the ways in which it can be enhanced in people living with dementia. Revealing how drug-based interventions as well as completely holistic approaches … [Read more...]

Videos

Welcome to the HPP Videos page! Compiled here are excerpts from DVDs, interviews with authors, and promotional videos of some of our products. Learn more about HPP products with these unique insights! FEATURED VIDEO—Dr. Al Power's keynote address at the 2016 Eden Alternative International Conference "When you put a disease before a person, it makes it much harder to provide true individualized care." —G. Allen Power, M.D., award-winning author and geriatrician Be With Me Today DVD Join Dr. Richard Taylor as he eloquently shares his perspective on what it is like to have Alzheimer’s … [Read more...]

It’s time to revolutionize elder care

Dr. Al Power

Dr. Al Power, award-winning author and internationally renowned geriatrician, opened the 2016 Eden Alternative International Conference with his keynote address focusing on this year's conference theme: It's about time. Always an eloquent speaker, Al presented the audience with four points, all prefaced with, "It's about time we..." Groundbreaking and possibly even controversial, the ideas presented here are entirely person-directed (the absolute core of culture change). Dr. Power presents his ideas with examples of model communities who adopted these practices—across the board, there was an … [Read more...]

Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care, Second Edition book giveaway official rules

This giveaway ended on June 15, 2016. How to enter No purchase is required to enter. Please like the official Health Professions Press Facebook page to enter. Eligibility This giveaway is open to all legal residents of the U.S. residing in the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older. Employees and their families, subcontractors, and authors of Health Professions Press are not eligible. The qualifications and eligibility of any participant are at the sole discretion of Health Professions Press and are final. Selection and notification of … [Read more...]