Slow Dancing with a Stranger

Meryl Comer talked about her book, Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer’s, in which she reports on the effects of… read more

Meryl Comer talked about her book, Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer’s, in which she reports on the effects of Alzheimer’s, the degenerative brain disease that affects 5.4 million Americans and 44 million people globally. In the book, the author recounts her husband’s diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 58 and the two decades of care she provided for him from their home. The author reported that two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients were women and that three-fourths of care is provided by family members in their homes. Meryl Comer spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Slow Dancing with a Stranger

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Program ID:
321560-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 20, 2014 | 3:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 05, 2014 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 20, 2014 | 3:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 27, 2014 | 9:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2014 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2014 | 11:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2014 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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