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9780062130822 A New York Times Bestseller Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimerâ€™s advocate Meryl Comerâ€™s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husbandâ€™s battle with Alzheimerâ€™s disease that serves as a much-needed wake-up call to better understand and address a progressive and deadly affliction. When Meryl Comerâ€™s husband Harvey Gralnick was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimerâ€™s disease in 1996, she watched as the man who headed hematology and oncology research at the National Institutes of Health started to misplace important documents and forget clinical details that had once been cataloged encyclopedically in his mind. With harrowing honesty, she brings readers face to face with this devastating condition and its effects on its victims and those who care for them. Detailing the daily realities and overwhelming responsibilities of caregiving, Comer sheds intensive light on this national health crisis, using her personal experiencesâ€”the mistakes and the breakthroughsâ€”to put a face to a misunderstood disease, while revealing the facts everyone needs to know. Pragmatic and relentless, Meryl has dedicated herself to fighting Alzheimerâ€™s and raising public awareness. â€œNothing I do is really about me; itâ€™s all about making sure no one ends up like me,â€ she writes. Deeply personal and illuminating, Slow Dancing With a Stranger offers insight and guidance for navigating Alzheimerâ€™s challenges. It is also an urgent call to action for intensive research and a warning that we must prepare for the future, instead of being controlled by a disease and a healthcare system unable to fight it.
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9780713454109 1987 Publication (probable First). Book is as new with price clipped from lower front corner of DJ. It appears not have been read. Ships next day from the US....