Doctors say the best seller ‘A Few Good Men’ may not be helping many people, but the author says it’s worth it.
The book, published in May, has helped thousands of Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease find hope and make the transition from an early diagnosis to a longer-term solution.
“It’s an extremely powerful book, but it’s not meant to be the cure-all that it is,” says Dr. Daniel Vos, a professor of neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who wrote the book with his wife, Julie Vos.
“It’s meant to help people who have a very hard time making the transition to the next step in their treatment.”
Read moreA few good men” was written by former New York Times bestselling author and motivational speaker Mark Darnell.
It was published by Simon & Schuster, the same publisher that published his 2012 bestseller, ‘A New Start: How to Change Your Life, Change Your World,’ and was featured in The New York Post.”
Dr. Vos says his book helped a woman in her 30s with Alzheimer’s get out of bed in the morning and get to work on her own.””
I think the idea of having a book that was meant to guide you in making the decision to change your life is pretty helpful.”
Dr. Vos says his book helped a woman in her 30s with Alzheimer’s get out of bed in the morning and get to work on her own.
“She was diagnosed with the disease around the same time that my wife and I were diagnosed, and the doctor who did the diagnosis told her to just focus on what she was doing, not on what her husband was doing,” he says.
“She started taking his medications, and she stopped being aggressive.
She started seeing him more, and they’ve been very, very close ever since.”
Vos says the book helped her with her relationship with her husband, who is also suffering from the disease.
“He’s got to be doing some very important work, but his life is really limited and he’s going through a lot,” he said.
“The book helped him to get through his problems and also to get a sense of what was important and what was not important.”
A Few Great Men” has been available for sale in paperback for a few weeks.”
In March, the couple received a call from their daughter, who was also diagnosed with Alzheimer`s disease. “
In a couple of weeks, the Amazon sales will be way above what I’ve been doing.”
In March, the couple received a call from their daughter, who was also diagnosed with Alzheimer`s disease.
She said the book had helped her feel more in control and that it was a way to stay grounded in her life.
“When I had my daughter in the hospital, she was on the front page of every newspaper and was on every TV show and on every radio talk show,” Julie Vok said.
“When she was in the bed, she would be reading the book and talking about it and reading a lot of books about it.”
Vons advice: Make the best of your timeIt’s a message that has helped many people.
Dr. Paul Hirsch, a psychologist and clinical director at the National Institute on Aging in Bethesda, Md., says the best way to live is to keep your focus on the present moment.
“If you’re in the moment and you’re focused on what you need to do and you don’t think about anything else, then it’s likely that you’ll be successful,” he tells News 4.
“You can’t get caught up in anything else.”
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