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International brain aging expert challenges the existence of Alzheimer's as a 'disease'
Date:1/10/2008

or persons with aging associated cognitive challenges and on his experience as the co-founder (with his wife Catherine) of an internationally recognized and nationally awarding wining intergenerational school affiliated with Case Western Reserve, Dr. Whitehouse shares his experiences and accumulated wisdom about ageing well.

The term Alzheimers disease generates fear, paranoia, angst, and stigmatization while evoking powerful social and emotional images. For the millions of people diagnosed with AD and their families, this book will help them understand why what they have been told may be incomplete, even wrong; why the treatment they are probably being given is inadequate; and most importantly, how they can get the help they need. The Myth of Alzheimers encourages readers to think about brain aging not as a disease, but as a lifelong process fraught with challenges which will change societys whole approach to aging and add quality to our later years and to the lives of those we love.

With a caring, yet scientifically grounded, message of prevention, Whitehouse and George explore measures to enhance the likelihood of successful cognitive aging, and presents examples of how to maintain cognitive vitality and a sense of fulfillment and social contribution as we age. Deemed a landmark book by Harry Moody of the AARP, The Myth of Alzheimers provides answers for when to see a doctor for memory loss, how to find the right medical team, and how to develop a collaborative relationship with your physician.

Backed up by extensive research, full of practical advice and information, and infused with hope, Dr. Whitehouse and Mr. Georges book strives to liberate people from the crippling label of AD and teach them how to best approach memory loss and learn how to age with wisdom, while preserving their quality of life.

The Myth of Alzheimers answers important questions such as:

  • Is Alzheimers actually a disease?
  • What is
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Contact: Jessica Studeny
jessica.studeny@case.edu
216-368-4692
Case Western Reserve University
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