by Alzheimers / Dementia Rotary Action Group
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Still Alice is a New York Times bestselling novel by author Lisa Genova. The book follows Alice Howland, a Harvard professor who is diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease. While Alice once placed her worth and identity in her celebrated and respected academic life, now she must re-evaluate her relationship with her husband, her expectations of her children and her ideas about herself and her place in the world. Still Alice has been adapted as a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish, and was released in January 2015. Moore received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role.
The book has brought the reality of Alzheimer’s to life for more than a million readers. Now, Lisa would like to ask readers to contribute to Alzheimer’s research and make a difference in the search for a cure. Please click her to learn more about how you can assist directly via Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.