The Forgetting: Alzheimer's, Portrait of an Epidemic

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Wheeler Pub., 2001 - Health & Fitness - 329 pages
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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

I am taking a training class for my job about Alzheimer's and I decided to read this book because I wanted more information about the disease. This book was very readable and simple to understand, but ... Read full review

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Shenk makes it clear to people that Alzheimer’s is going to be a huge socioeconomic issue within in the next ten to twenty years, but the book also approaches Alzheimer’s with a sense of dignity ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

David Shenk a former fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University, he has written for Harper's Wired, Salon, The New Republic, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker, and is an occasional commentator for NPR's "All Things Considered". He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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