22 Jul Interview: “A Son’s Journey In The Shadows Of A Father’s Alzheimer’s…” (India Currents)
“Dr. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist and the writer of three previous books – Intern, Doctored, and Heart-a History, has written a new book titled My Father’s Brain-Life in the Shadows of Alzheimer’s. It’s part memoir and part medical thesis about the disease that affects almost six million Americans-around one in ten people over the age of 65. That number is projected to double by 2050.
Jauhar presents an emotional and intimate account of his family’s seven-year journey alongside his father, who was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in 2013. The personal memoir provides details of the changes in the brain’s function with age and as memory falters. It offers insights into dementia, and how scientists, caregivers, and an aging society reckon with a disease that cannot be cured.
Here’s his exclusive interview with India Currents…”Read