“The Future of Alzheimer’s offers a trove of valuable insights from experts to a question that stumps every family when a loved one is handed a diagnosis: What’s next?” —Meryl Comer, co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s and author of Slow Dancing with a Stranger
Featuring candid views from experts on how they respond today to someone on the difficult journey of Alzheimer’s and what they believe is the future hope for a cure, this book offers important information and much-needed inspiration.
In The Future of Alzheimer’s, the following are the two critical questions asked of more than 20 experts in the field of Alzheimer’s research and senior care.
- What advice would you give to the loved ones of someone newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease?
- Do you believe there will be a cure for Alzheimer’s? And if so, when?
Presented in a series of interviews with the nation’s leading authorities in Alzheimer’s treatment, education, and senior care and advocacy, The Future of Alzheimer’s offers an informative and inspirational look forward into the next ten years of Alzheimer’s treatment and beyond.
“…an essential read for every family with a loved one experiencing Alzheimer’s! Sharon Ricardi has collected in one place essential advice from experts and patients that truly does offer insight, inspiration, and hope.” —Honorable Richard T. Moore, former Massachusetts State Senator and Chair of the Legislature’s Committee on Health Care Financing
Offering a valuable perspective on the current state of Alzheimer’s care, what newly diagnosed individuals can expect, and the likelihood of a cure in our lifetime, this book focuses on the great strides being made in the field of neurological illness and treatment while preparing Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones for the very real challenges ahead.
There is a future after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, one brighter than ever before. All we have to do is keep working towards it—and The Future of Alzheimer’s is the perfect place to start.
“This is an excellent collection of useful information from a nice variety of contributors. People with a parent newly diagnosed rarely have any idea what to do or whom to consult. This material really provides good direction for them.” —Ben Pearce, President of Senior Living Consulting, LLC and author of Senior Living Communities
About the Author
Sharon Ricardi has over 30 years of experience in the field of health care and senior care, specializing in Alzheimer’s disease. She was the Executive Director of Middlesex Visiting Nurse Association followed by a stint as Executive Director of an assisted living community in Framingham, MA. She was also the Regional Director of Operations for Benchmark Senior Living, the National Director of Memory Care for Newton Senior Living, and then finally, became the president of a division of The Northbridge Companies, called Northbridge Advisory Services. She has given many talks and been a featured panelist and speaker at such national trade conferences as NIC, Senior Living 100, Senior Living Innovation Forum, Argentum, and more.
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The Future of Alzheimer’s
Written by Sharon Ricardi
978-1-57826-986-0, $15.00 paperback
978-1-57826-987-7, $9.99 ebook
Published by Hatherleigh Press.
Distributed through Penguin Random House.
Available wherever books are sold.