Lunchtime talk: The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic

Sponsored by the Scripps Gerontology Center, Department of Anthropology, and Department of Kinesiology & Health

Niki KapsambelisNiki Kapsambelis will give a talk at noon on Friday, September 14 in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center. Her talk is titled "The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic."

Ms. Kapsambelis is a journalist and author of The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease. The book chronicles the challenges faced by the DeMoe family members, who have an inherited genetic mutation that causes early Alzheimer’s disease in 100 percent of cases. Learn more about the author and the DeMoe family on her website.

The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease.  

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The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease is now available at the Miami University Bricks and Ivy Bookstore in the Shriver Center on Miami’s campus, and will be available for purchase and signing in the Heritage Room following the talk.