Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's

Meryl Comer

Emmy-award profitable broadcast journalist and top Alzheimer’s suggest Meryl Comer’s Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly own, unflinching account of her husband’s conflict with Alzheimer’s ailment that serves as a much-needed serious warning call to higher comprehend and deal with a innovative and lethal affliction.

When Meryl Comer’s husband Harvey Gralnick was once clinically determined with early onset Alzheimer’s affliction in 1996, she watched because the guy who headed hematology and oncology learn on the nationwide Institutes of wellbeing and fitness began to misplace very important files and overlook medical info that had as soon as been cataloged encyclopedically in his brain. With harrowing honesty, she brings readers head to head with this devastating and its results on its sufferers and those that deal with them. Detailing the day-by-day realities and overwhelming obligations of caregiving, Comer sheds extensive gentle in this nationwide well-being hindrance, utilizing her own experiences—the error and the breakthroughs—to placed a face to a misunderstood sickness, whereas revealing the evidence all people must know.

Pragmatic and incessant, Meryl has committed herself to battling Alzheimer’s and elevating public expertise. “Nothing I do is admittedly approximately me; it’s all approximately ensuring not anyone finally ends up like me,” she writes. Deeply own and illuminating, Slow Dancing With a Stranger offers perception and counsel for navigating Alzheimer’s demanding situations. it's also an pressing name to motion for in depth examine and a caution that we needs to arrange for the longer term, rather than being managed through a disorder and a healthcare procedure not able to struggle it.

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