100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's

  • by Jean Carper
  • Narrated by Susanna Burney
  • 3 hrs and 56 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After best-selling author Jean Carper discovered that she had the major susceptibility gene for Alzheimer's, she was determined to find all the latest scientific evidence on how to escape it. She discovered 100 surprisingly simple, scientifically tested ways to radically cut the odds of Alzheimer's, memory decline, and other forms of dementia.
100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's will change the way you look at the disease and provide exciting new answers from the frontiers of brain research to help keep you and your family free from this heartbreaking illness.
Jean Carper is the author of 23 books, including three New York Times best sellers: Food - Your Miracle Medicine, Stop Aging Now!, and Miracle Cures. She is a contributing editor to USA Weekend magazine. Narrator Susanna Burney is an actress, voiceover artist, and director who makes her home in Seattle. For almost 20 years, she has performed in theaters all across the US, as well as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. She is the founding artistic director of Our American Theater Company.

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What the Critics Say

"A wonderful book that appeals to the lay person, physician and scientist alike, with its beautifully outlined 'what to do' approaches to dealing with the threat of such a frightening disease. It is a must read for all of us." (Brian J. Balin, Ph.D., Professor, Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine)

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What made the experience of listening to 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's the most enjoyable?

There is a lot of worthwhile information in this book. I have tried a few of these items and can tell they make a difference for me.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes


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- Joseph Wolkowicz

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What did you like best about 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's? What did you like least?

The book gave good practical advice in easy-to-listen to chunks. It tackled Alzheimers as a problem that could affect all of us, although there are things we can do to prevent it.


How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

It wasn't actually a story. It was fine just the way it was as a self-help book.


Did Susanna Burney do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

There were no different characters! This is a non-fiction book with practical advice on dementia prevention.


Was 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's worth the listening time?

Yes, it was. I would listen to ten different points every day, while walking my dog, so that I could 'digest' them mentally.


Any additional comments?

We all need to take responsibility for our health., Being informed is one sensible way to do so.

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- Penelope Jane

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-10-2010
  • Publisher: Listen & Live Audio, Inc.