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The Grain Brain

  If you haven’t read The Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter, you are missing out on an interesting argument about the cause and effect relationship of the modern day human diet and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. A few interesting ...

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BCAT Working Memory Exercise Book

I have been using the Brief Cognitive Assessment Tool (BCAT) in my practice for about six months.  It is a great tool for assessing dementia and zeroing in on specific cognitive deficits.  I just got my hands on the new ...

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The Myth of Alzheimer’s

This book has blown my eyes wide open. After 100 years of exploration into the causes and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, we are no closer to solving the riddle than Alois Alzheimer was in the early 1900s. Dr. Peter Whitehouse ...

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Still Alice

  This book is one of the best books I’ve ever read.  It is gut-wrenching and honest, and the perspective is so genuine that you wonder how the author has such insight into the Alzheimer’s journey.   I caution those ...

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Love in the Land of Dementia

I see myself, along with my brother and father, as the carrier of my mother’s sacred legacy.  I imagine myself tenderly fanning the embers, adding dry leaves and crumbled paper, creating a blaze with each memory.  I realize I don’t ...

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