A book that will give great hope and encouragement to anyone dealing with Alzheimer's sufferers either in a professional situation or at home... An optimistic book, it shows there is another way and that medication is not the only approach. One to watch. THE BOOKSELLER John Zeisel's insights into Alzheimer's are not the narrow observations of a physician peddling a theory; they are observations and research into an intensely humane cry for understanding and represent nothing less than a radical revisiting of what it is 'This important new book makes the case for a positive mindset about dementia; providing us with new concepts such as 'hard-wired' abilities and new meanings of words like "treatment". It is a valuable addition to materials available for relatives and friends of people with dementia. Mary Marshall OBE, author and Director of the Dementia Services Centre, University of Stirling m Still Here is a startling, uncompromising, and deeply compassionate look at how we care for people living with Alzheimer's. It overflows with insight, practical advice, inspiration and hope DAVID HYDE PIERCE, actor and Alzheimer's advocate
About the Author
John Zeisel is the president of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, and is the founder of the Hearthstone Way, an innovative and practical approach to the care of people living with dementia. He developed ARTZ, the Artists for Alzheimer’s program, which develops guided museum tours and other cultural experiences for those living with the disease. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia, and has taught at Harvard, Yale, and McGill. His work has been covered in The New York Times
, The Boston Globe
, and O: The Oprah Magazine
, and on ABC, CNN, and the BBC. Zeisel divides his time among Montreal, New York City, and Woburn, Massachusetts.