Many thanks to busy Dr. Dung Trinh, Chief Medical Officer of Irvine Clinical Research in Irvine, CA for taking the time to read my book and post his endorsement on his Healthy Brain Club Facebook page!
Dr. Trinh said this about my book:
"This is an inspiring book that follows the journey of the author and her mother who had Alzheimer’s disease. If you are a caregiver or know a caregiver who could use some physical and emotional support, this book does the job! "
You can hear him speak about the research he's doing on YouTube below . . .
This is a Lecture by Dr. Frank LaFerla, Ph.D. He gave this lecture on Feb. 09, 2018 for the Saddleback College Emeritus Institute, Mission Viejo, CA. Dr. LaFerla is a Chancellor’s Professor in the Dept. of Neurobiology and Behavior at University of California, Irvine. He is the director of the NIH-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Co-Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND).
Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia.
Age-related changes found in an average senior:
Signs of Alzheimer’s:
Degenerative Brain Changes due to Alzheimer’s:
Statistics about Alzheimer’s and the brain:
The Impact of Alzheimer’s in the United States:
Projected National Impact by 2050:
Steps you can take to lower your risk:
Diet (largely Mediterranean) to cut the risk of Alzheimer’s:
I cared for Mom for seven years and learned so much from my experiences with her and Alzheimer's.