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December 04, 2007

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Gail Rae Hudson

Although I remain conflicted as to whether my mother has Alzheimer's, especially considering the conflict about what signifies Alzheimer's, I know exactly what you mean about learning a lot about life from my mother's journey through her dementia. The insights aren't always easy to incorporate but I wouldn't trade them for anything.

Gail Rae Hudson

A further question, which I'd like to think Shenk's planned book on genius will address: What are the possible intersections among intellectual genius, social genius and emotional genius? What can trigger, and inhibit, these intersections?

joe isaacs

My mom has alz. and is moving to the kerrville, texas area...

She already went through the Baylor Center for Memory Disorders in Houston for a diagnosis. We were not pleased with their thoroughness, willingness to answer questions, etc.

Maybe Dr. Doody was having a bad day. Could you/anyone recommend what you consider to be the 'cutting edge' clinic and/or neurological specialist in the san antonio/austin area?

'The Forgetting' was beautifully written, incredibly helpful. I'll never forget about Emerson and 'the rose.'

Thanks very much. Joe Isaacs.

Mona Johnson

Joe,

So sorry to hear about your mom. Unfortunately, I don't have a recommendation for any specialists in Texas.

Perhaps the Alzheimer's Association or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America would have a recommendation close to the Kerrville area.

Wish I could be more helpful...

Mona

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