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Book suggestions for Alzheimer's patient?

Asked by syz (35649points) February 14th, 2016

My dad was recently diagnosed with Alzheimers. He still likes/tries to read, but he can’t follow a full length book, so I thought I might be able to find a collection of short stories or articles that he might enjoy. In non-fiction, he’s interested in Mars, space travel, and geology. In fiction, he used to read all of the Jack Reacher books and things of that ilk.

Do you have any recommendations?

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janbb's avatar

O. Henry short stories
Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom
Essays by Loren Eiseley
Tuesday science section of the New York Times

rojo's avatar

Is it possible to take him to a bookstore and see what he chooses? Go to a used bookstore and he can pick several out to lay around the home.

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