The Myth Of Alzheimer's

The Myth Of Alzheimer's

The Story Of A Disease, A Doctor, And A New Directon For Aging In The 21st Century

Audiobook CD - 2008
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Leading gerontologist Peter J. Whitehouse presents his provocative approach to aging and senility, calling for a relabeling of age-associated cognitive challenges. In a call to arms to reevaluate the way we think about and deal with Alzheimer's disease, he claims that the current view of Alzheimer's as a virtual death sentence obscures the potential for vitality and wisdom that still exists in the graying years.

The Alzheimer's label too often generates fear, paranoia, and anxiety. By taking a closer look at what Alzheimer's is and isn't, Whitehouse offers hope to families as well as to those who suffer from a decline in their cognitive abilities. Using examples from his own practice and from around the world, he presents a new approach to the treatment of brain aging and provides practical advice for getting the best level of care.

Publisher: Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2008.
ISBN: 9781433204159
1433204150
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (ca. 68 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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