Charity Anthology in aid of Alzheimer’s Disease – Tales of Fantasy and Magic by Julie Ann Bowmaker

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

Today’s featured book is an anthology of poetry Tales of Fantasy and Magic by Julie Ann Bowmaker. The collection is a tribute to a very special man, Julie’s dad, Graham Charles French who passed away in May 2012 from Lewy body dementia. Like other books that donate proceeds to charity you will not find this anthology on Amazon, as to lose a large proportion in commission would defeat the object.

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy bodies are clumps of specific proteins in the neurons of the brain. In the past I have posted on the two main types of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia and Lewy body type dementia is the second or third most common variant of the disease depending on which country you live in. Very similar in symptoms to Parkinson’s disease, the person suffers from a decline in mental and physical function accompanied by visual…

View original post 718 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s