Tag: Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s App?

“There’s an app for that.” It’s become as ubiquitous as “Can you hear me now? or “Ask Siri.”

While smart phone’s innards are famously smarter than the computers aboard Apollo 13, the ill-fated mission that limped back to Earth by the grit, brains, and determination of three gifted astronauts (read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_13), phones – and keys and wallets and ‘stuff’ – tend to be misplaced by humans with less presence of mind that those quick-witted men who didn’t get to land on the moon.… ...

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All’s Hammers

Lisa Genova's "Still Alice" and Matthew Thomas' "We Are Not Ourselves"

Lisa Genova's "Still Alice" and Matthew Thomas' "We Are Not Ourselves"Alzheimer’s Disease has been a focus of the books I’ve read of late: Still Alice and We are Not Ourselves, a novel written by a UCI MFA that seemed like a son’s family tale, not fiction, unveiled in excruciating detail.… ...

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