1/23/2013

New York Times Magazine writer Alex Witchel writes about caring for her mother, who had dementia, with a blend of history, advice and recipes in the memoir "All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother's Dementia. With Refreshments." Witchel chronicles watching her mother, who was a college professor, slowly lose her cognitive abilities due to stroke-related dementia, and Witchel says she coped by cooking her mother's recipes.

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