Alzheimer's from the Inside Out

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Health Professions Press, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 255 pages
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Richard Taylor has lived for five years with a diagnosis of dementia probably of the Alzheimer's type. A former psychologist, he is now a champion for individuals with early-stage and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Richard served on the board of the Houston and Southeast Texas Alzheimer's Association and is now a member of a special committee of the National Alzheimer's Association looking at how to evaluate and provide effective support to individuals in the early stages of the disease. He has started over 50 chat rooms worldwide for people with Alzheimer's disease and their loved ones and he is also the editor of a quarterly newsletter for people with early-onset, early-stage Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. Originally, Richard started writing essays to better understand for himself what was going on inside of him. He now writes to share his experiences with other individuals with the disease and their caregivers. His insights into himself and the disease are always honest, direct, poignant, and sometimes even witty. His essays have been published in Alzheimer's Care Quarterly. Flandres dog, Annie. His son and family live across the street from him. He spends his days playing with his two grandchildren, gardening, and writing.

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User Review  - D - Goodreads

There are points of light here... and a lot of mishmash in between. Sometimes I want to say to this author, "What are you complaining about; you have a whole family to love you and care for you! Imagine going into this alone." Read full review

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User Review  - Tamhack - Goodreads

This is an excellent book from the perspective of a person who has had the diagnosis of Dementia (Alzheimer's) for about 10 years. The main point he was trying to share is even though he can't ... Read full review


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Richard Taylor is Professor of Politics at the University of Wales, Swansea.

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