December/January 2013 - Volume 9 - Issue 6
pp: 6-38

From the Editor


Letters


The Waiting Room


The Healthy Brain


Living Well


Photo Essay


Ask the Experts


Resource Central


Speak Up



Glen Campbell


Still on the Line

Gora, Susannah

Neurology Now . 9(6):16-19, December/January 2013.

Country music star Glen Campbell is one of 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease (AD). In 2012 Campbell travelled across the world with his family for “The Goodbye Tour.” In a candid interview, his wife, Kim, says: “The diagnosis of AD makes you realize that you need to cherish each moment with your loved one while he's still present. That's what that tour was for us—cherishing Glen as a father, a husband, and a musical mentor.”

Traumatic Brain Injury


You've Survived a TBI, but Will Your Marriage?

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now . 9(6):20-23, December/January 2013.

Medicine has made great strides in prolonging the life expectancy of people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). “Where we haven't come a long way is on psychological recovery and sustaining relationships,” says Jeffrey Kreutzer, Ph.D. Here, couples discuss recovery after severe TBI.

Michael J. Fox


Showing Up as Michael J. Fox

Gora, Susannah

Neurology Now . 9(6):24-26, December/January 2013.

By returning to the small screen, actor Michael J. Fox tells Neurology Now that he wants to “put out a message of reach for your goals and don't be intimidated by your diagnosis… I said I can still do this.” Here, Fox discusses another new role: host of the AAN Patient Video: Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families.


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