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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio interviews:

Lisa Genova, Authors of New York Times Best Seller “Still Alice” and who is also featured in the new documentary film “To Not Fade Away.”

Kathy Ritchie, Author of the blog “My Demented Mom” and contributing author in the book “The Moment”

Here is the link to the radio show

Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova is a Harvard –trained Neuroscientist, who is a featured expert in the new documentary “To Not Fade Away.”  Lisa is also the author of the New York Times bestselling novel, Still Alice, about a 50-year-old woman’s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease.

To Not Fade Away… FILM  premieres January 20th at 10pm on RLTV.

This is a touching documentary that tells a story about Alzheimer’s like it has not been told before- from the point of view of a patient, her family, experts and doctors.  I give it two thumbs up!

Here are 4 great clips of film – “To Not Fade Away”-

http://podcast.rl.tv/45669small.html

http://podcast.rl.tv/45668small.html

http://podcast.rl.tv/45666small.html

http://podcast.rl.tv/54816small.html

To contact Lisa Genova directly go to her Website or reach out to her on Facebook

http://lisagenova.com/

Lisa’s Publicist – Jean Anne Rose
Director of Publicity, Gallery Books
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10020
Jeananne.rose@simonandschuster.com
212-698-7579

Kathy Ritchie and her Mom

Kathy Ritchie is the founder of the blog My Demented Mom. Kathy feels and speaks about the raw emotions of dementia from a daughters perspective.  I embrace her for her courage and honesty and hope others can learn from her struggles via her Mother’s memory loss.    As a writer, Kathy started the blog in 2007 as a means of coping with her mother’s illness and expressing her own frustrations and struggles with her mom’s diagnosis and the toll on both her and her family…. she also wanted to share her experiences with other young adult caregivers who are navigating life, career, relationships, while dealing with a terminally sick parent. She has been learning to cope with her mother’s progressive disease for the past 7 years. Kathy was 27 when her mother began to exhibit signs of dementia. Her mother has been “diagnosed” frontotemporal dementia. She is now in a nursing home.  Kathy is also a contributing author in the new book, THE MOMENT by Larry Smith of Smith Magazine

To Contact Kathy:

web/blog: www.mydementedmom.com

 twitter: @mydementedmom

 Here’s the link to the radio interview!

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Authors Lisa Genova – Still Alice and Kathy Ritchie – My Demented Mom on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Today 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST

Come join us!  We would love to hear your questions or comments!

1st Guest Lisa Genova is a Harvard –trained Neuroscientist, who is a featured expert in the new documentary “To Not Fade Away.”  Lisa is also the author of the New York Times bestselling novel, Still Alice, about a 50-year-old woman’s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease.

 

 

 

2nd Guest I’ve enjoyed Kathy Ritchie from the moment I ran across her blog. She feels and speaks about the raw emotions of dementia from a daughters perspective.  I embrace her for her courage and honesty and hope others can learn from her struggles via her Mother’s memory loss.  Kathy Ritchie is the founder of the blog “My Demented Mom

 

Join us   Here is the link!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/alzheimersspeaks/2012/01/13/authors-lisa-genova-and-kathy-ritchie

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