Where Memories go: Why Dementia Changes Everything - now With a new Chapter download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sally Magnusson

Where Memories go: Why Dementia Changes Everything - now With a new Chapter download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sally Magnusson year 2015
  • Book name: Where Memories go: Why Dementia Changes Everything - now With a new Chapter
  • Author: Sally Magnusson
  • Release date: 2015/10/27
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Health
  • ISBN: 9781444751819
  • Rating: 7.92 of 10
  • Votes: 560
  • Review by: Brixton Bryson
  • Review rating: 8.37 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/25
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Scottish broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson's bestselling memoir of caring (with her two sisters) for their mother Mamie during many years of living with dementia. Sad and funny, wise and honest, this deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys is also a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently about how we cope with a disease like dementia and care for our loved ones. This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand. Words. Then, as the enormity of the social crisis my family was part of began to dawn, I wrote with the thought that other forgotten lives might be nudged into the light along with hers. Dementia is one of the greatest social, medical, economic, scientific, philosophical and moral challenges of our times. I am a reporter. It became the biggest story of my life. - Sally MagnussonRegarded as one of the finest journalists of her generation, Mamie Baird Magnusson's whole life was a celebration of words - words that she fought to retain in the grip of a disease which is fast becoming the scourge of the 21st century. Married to writer and broadcaster Magnus Magnusson, they had five children of whom Sally is the eldest. As well as chronicling the anguish, the frustrations and the unexpected laughs and joys that she and her sisters experienced while accompanying their beloved mother on the long dementia road for eight years until her death in 2012, Sally Magnusson seeks understanding from a range of experts and asks penetrating questions about how we treat older people, how we can face one of the greatest social, medical, economic and moral challenges of our times, and what it means to be human.An extraordinary and deeply personal memoir, a manifesto and a call to arms, in one searingly beautiful narrative.Facebook.com/WhereMemoriesGo
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H40M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Medicine & Health, Biography: General, Memoirs, Community Nursing, Coping With Illness, Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Health Systems & Services
  • Available formats: ODT, LIT, MOBI, DOC, TXT, EPUB, PDF, WORD. Compressed in CBZ, TZO, AZW, RAR, ZIP, TAR.XZ, CPIO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.92 USD
  • Dimensions: 163x197x30mm
  • Weight: 348g
  • Printed by: Two Roads
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
Categories: 2015, English, Health

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