Traces Alzheimer’s from its beginnings to its recognition as a crisis and discusses biomedical breakthroughs that may be used to prevent and treat the disease so that people with dementia and caregivers alike can reclaim their autonomy.
A single-volume reference identifying best current practices for a range of common challenges, from health insurance and personal finance to family planning and legal concerns, shares counsel on connecting with national and international resources.
What it's about: This candid account of learning to live with chronic illness chronicles how author Tessa Miller had to radically alter her perspective and expectations after being diagnosed with Crohn's disease in her early adulthood.
For fans of: Kate Bowler's Everything Happens for a Reason, which also takes a candid look at life-altering illness.
Don't miss: a chapter full of advice for people who have someone with a chronic illness in their life on how best to provide support and accommodations.