Meet Gerda Saunders, author of "Memory's Last Breath"

By Gerda Saunders A few days before my sixty-first birthday, I was diagnosed with cerebral microvascular disease, which is the leading cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. My mother also had dementia. My diagnosis was not a total surprise—for about five years...

Meet Niki Kapsambelis author of "The Inheritance"

By Niki Kapsambelis On a drizzly April day in 2009, I walked into a hotel suite in downtown Pittsburgh to meet members of a North Dakota family stricken with a rare genetic mutation that guarantees early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. My life changed profoundly that day....