Reviews and Blog Posts: alzheimer's

The Revenge Of the Radioactive Lady : A Novel

by Elizabeth Stuckey-French

DPL Rating:
3

The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady tells the story of a dysfunctional family and what happens when they meet a determined old lady.  The family has two children with Asperger's, a grandfather whose Alzheimer's is worsening, and the parents whose marriage is strained.  On top of that, the neighborhood old lady, Marylou...

Terry Pratchett

I heard Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series and other books, discuss his diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s.

With the use of a computer-based dictation system, he is able to write. In the NPR interview, Pratchett discussed his efforts to make assisted suicide an option for himself and others. For now he is content to keep writing.

Looking Towards the Weekend

Easy Composting

No plans for the weekend yet? Educate, inform, and entertain yourself at the library with a Fresh City Life My Branch program!

Ready to get your garden growing? Learn to feed it well with Introduction to Composting on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bear Valley Branch. Learn to garden the way nature intended!

You lost me there

by Rosecrans Baldwin

DPL Rating:
4

An Alzheimer researcher's battle with memory as it relates to the history of his marriage provides marital food for thought.

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