A Conversation about Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People

Summary

Dr. Stephen G. Post and Rev. Dr. Jade Angelica discuss the important topics surrounding Alzheimer’s care in Dr. Post’s new book, ‘Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease’.

Transcription

Dr. Stephen G. Post addresses important topics in his new book, ‘Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease’. Reverend Dr. Jade Angelica, founder of Healing Moments for Alzheimer’s, is also featured in this interview. She shares her contribution in the book and offers inspiring words of wisdom in best care practices. A deeply enriched conversation with two of the best advocates in spiritual, emotional and healing perspectives in dementia care.

Dr. Stephen G. Post is Founding Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University Renaissance School of Medicine, where he also serves as Professor of Family, Population, and Preventative Medicine. He is an elected Member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of Alzheimer’s Disease International and one of only three recipients of the Alzheimer’s Association Distinguished Service Award. His first book, The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer’s Disease was hailed as a “medical classic of the century” by the British Medical Journal. He has been quoted in numerous national and international publications, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, and Psychology Today, and has been interviewed on major news shows from ABC’s Nightline to NPR’s Talk of the Nation. 

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