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Allison's Gambit

Allison’s Gambit

C. A. Price

Paperback $16.95 | Ebook $6.99

When Allison began to care for her mother with Alzheimer’s, she started to ask some difficult questions. At what point is a life no longer worth living? Would dementia be in her future too?

Worried that her mother’s fate may be her own, Allison comes up with an unusual approach to try and control her own demise: start smoking. After all, she would rather die of cancer or a lung infection than the way her mother did — unable to recognize her own family, to take care of herself, or even speak. The tough part will be getting her family and friends on board with her new perspective.

Full of compassion for both Alzheimer’s victims and those it affects — caregivers, family, and loved ones — Allison’s Gambit brings a taboo topic to the forefront and asks us all — what would we do?