This is a book about living with Alzheimer s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humora prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease.
Alzheimer s is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.and the only one of these diseases on the rise. More than 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer s or a related dementia; about 35 million people worldwide.
Greg O Brien, an award-winning investigative reporter, has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's and is one of those faceless numbers. Acting on long-term memory and skill coupled with well-developed journalistic grit, O Brien decided to tackle the disease and his imminent decline by writing frankly about the journey. O Brien is a master storyteller. His story is naked, wrenching, and soul searching for a generation and their loved ones about to cross the threshold of this death in slow motion. "On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer s" is a trail-blazing roadmap for a generationboth a how to for fighting a disease, and a how not to give up "
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