By Peter J. Whitehouse
Dr. Peter Whitehouse will remodel the way in which we expect approximately Alzheimer’s disease. during this provocative and ground-breaking booklet he demanding situations the normal knowledge approximately reminiscence loss and cognitive impairment; questions the present remedy for Alzheimer’s sickness; and gives a brand new method of realizing and rethinking every little thing we proposal we knew approximately mind aging.
The fantasy of Alzheimer’s presents welcome solutions to the questions that thousands of individuals clinically determined with Alzheimer’s sickness – and their households – are wanting to comprehend:
Is Alzheimer’s a disease?
What is the adaptation among a clearly getting older mind and an Alzheimer’s brain?
How powerful are the present medications for AD? Are they definitely worth the funds we spend on them?
What form of desire does technological know-how particularly have for the remedy of reminiscence loss? And are there substitute interventions which can hold our getting older our bodies and minds sharp?
What promise does genomic learn truly hold?
What could a global with out Alzheimer’s seem like, and the way will we as contributors and as human groups get there?
Backed up through examine, jam-packed with useful recommendation and knowledge, and infused with desire, the parable OF ALZHEIMER’S will unlock us from this crippling label, educate us the way to top method reminiscence loss, and clarify the right way to stave off many of the general results of aging.
Peter J. Whitehouse, M.D., Ph.D., the best identified Alzheimer’s specialists on the earth, makes a speciality of neurology with an curiosity in geriatrics and cognitive technology and attention on dementia. he's the founding father of the collage Alzheimer heart (now the college reminiscence and getting older middle) at collage Hospitals Case scientific middle and Case Western Reserve collage the place he has held professorships within the neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, organizational habit, bioethics, cognitive technology, nursing, and history. he's additionally at present a working towards geriatric neurologist. together with his spouse, Catherine, he based The Intergenerational tuition, an award successful, the world over famous public college dedicated to bettering lifelong cognitive power.
Daniel George, MSc, is a learn collaborator with Dr. Whitehouse at Case Western Reserve collage in Cleveland, Ohio, and is at present pursuing a Doctorate in scientific Anthropology at Oxford college in England.
“I don’t have a magic bullet to avoid your mind from aging, and so I don’t declare to have the therapy for advert; yet I do provide a robust therapy—a new narrative for coming near near mind getting older that undercuts the harmful delusion we inform today. such a lot of our wisdom and our pondering is geared up in tale shape, and therefore tales supply us the executive technique of making experience of the current, having a look into the long run, and making plans and growing our lives. New ways to mind getting older require new tales which can movement us past the parable of Alzheimer’s disorder and in the direction of enhanced caliber of lifestyles for all getting older individuals in our society. it really is during this booklet that your new tale can begin." -Peter Whitehouse, M.D., Ph.D.