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The Circle

Written by: Sally Hughes Smith

List Price: $20.00

All proceeds go to research at the Medical University of South Carolina for Alzheimer's disease and other age-related diseases.

The Circle was published with a vision of helping families and caregivers of aging, mentally frail loved ones cope with the ongoing realizations of dementia. This book is unique in that it addresses the emotional and human side of this disease while most available books concentrate on the dry medical practicalities. Sally Smith, whose inspiring personal account of closing the family home and moving her mother into an assisted living facility, resulted in a book that critics have said is "healing, hilarious and very helpful to those of us sharing similar experiences." The manuscript was given as a gift to the Medical University of South Carolina and published to raise awareness and support for research into Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, dementia, vision and hearing loss and other age-related problems. 100% of the net proceeds will benefit research into these issues.


Message from Author, Sally Hughes Smith, on The Circle

"The message that this confusing time can be faced with a positive attitude and experienced as a time of growth has touched many. On another level, the book has been a concrete reminder to our community and beyond that The Medical University of South Carolina’s Center on Aging is very much involved in this field and wants to help on all levels. Not only are we a team of highly skilled professionals able to help medically, but we care about the human, emotional side as well. This is a powerful tool for relationship building."

The 1st edition of The Circle has brought in over $35,000 and the 2nd edition has just been printed and is now available for purchase on Amazon or with the order form below. Complete the required fields and a staff member from the Center on Aging will contact you to complete your order.

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