The Small Guide to Alzheimer's Disease

Gary Small, Gigi Vorgan

Humanix Books, 2020

Agent: Sandra Dijkstra

From New York Times bestselling author and expert on neuroscience, memory, Alzheimer's Disease and dementia,  The Small Guide to Alzheimer's Disease provides a comprehensive overview of Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, and related disorders -- along with the latest treatment solutions from conventional and alternative therapies to new scientific discoveries, lifestyle changes and interventions.

Alheimer's Disease and related dementia illnesses are among the most frightening diagnoses in the US, affecting nearly six million adult Americans. This accessible guide starts with providing readers with an overview of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia: what it is, who gets it, how to recognize it, major causes (genetics, environment, etc.).  As bestselling author of The Memory Bible and The Memory Prescription, as well as Director of the UCLA Longevity Center, Dr. Gary Small is on the cutting edge of breakthrough treatments, as well as prevention strategies.

In addition to case studies and patient interviews, all chapters will include side-bars with factoids, lists, and other helpful information.


“This practical field guide deciphers the complex diagnosis and treatment tools that everyone must understand to combat this epidemic."

Mehmet Oz, M.D.

“Millions of people are impacted every day by Alzheimer’s. Those who get this mind-blowing disease and those who care for them deserve this guide.”

Maria Shriver

"No question it is a frightening diagnosis, but whether you are a patient, family member or caregiver, you can't help feel empowered and optimistic after reading this book. This small guide will leave a big impression."

Sanjay Gupta, M.D., chief Medical Correspondent CNN

“A concise, comprehensive guide that provides answers to the questions that people with dementia and their caregivers commonly ask.”

Peter Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., coauthor of The 36-Hour Day

“An accessible, practical, and essential guide for millions of patients and caregivers who must cope with this dreaded disease.”

Murali Doraiswamy, M.D., coauthor The Alzheimer’s Action Plan