Writer explores what it’s like to live with Alzheimer's

Aired: 2/10/2015 | 0:07:46 | Clip
Confronted by her own grandmother’s illness, writer and neuroscientist Lisa Genova started her exploration of Alzheimer’s with one question: What does it actually feel like to have the disease? Her resulting novel, “Still Alice,” was adapted into a film that has been nominated for an Academy Award. Jeffrey Brown interviews Genova about why she turned to fiction.

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