15-45 Segment 2: One More Year Inside Alzheimer’s

 

Synopsis: One year ago, we visited Greg O’Brien, a journalist attempting to document his own decline into early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Now he discusses the past year and the difficulties he’s meeting as his disease progresses.

Host: Lynn Holley. Guest: Greg O’Brien, author, On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s

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15-42 Segment 1: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Synopsis: As many as five percent of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s diseases may in reality have a treatable disorder caused by “water on the brain.” An expert and patient discuss.

Host: Reed Pence. Guests: J.D. and Donna Cain, normal pressure hydrocephalus patient and his wife/caregiver; Dr. Marvin Bergsneider, Professor of Neurosurgery and chief, Adult Hydrocephalus and ICP Disorders Program, UCLA

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