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Acclaimed novelist Sue Miller talks with Diane about the most difficult and personal book she’s ever written – a memoir of how she cared for her father as he slipped into the grasp of Alzheimer’s disease. They are joined by geriatrician Alva Baker of the Copper Ridge Institute, who provides a medical perspective to her experience.
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