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HFC and AlzAuthors Present Daniel Potts, MD, FAAN, and Ellen Potts, Authors of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

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HFC and AlzAuthors Present Daniel Potts, MD, FAAN, and Ellen Potts, Authors of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

August 16, 2021

HFC and AlzAuthors Present Daniel Potts, MD, FAAN, and Ellen Potts, Authors of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

This is the second in our Summer Book Series with HFC, aka Hilarity for Charity. In this session Daniel Potts, MD, FAAN, and his wife Ellen Potts joined us for a discussion of their helpful book A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver.

Daniel C. Potts, MD, FAAN is a neurologist, author, educator, and champion of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their care partners. Selected by the American Academy of Neurology as the 2008 Donald M. Palatucci Advocate of the Year, he also has been designated an Architect of Change by Maria Shriver. In 2016, he was chosen by the University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association as a recipient of the Martha Myers Role Model Award, which honors physician alumni whose lives epitomize the ideal of service to their communities. 

Along with his wife, Ellen W. Potts, MBA, he co-authored A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver, which is recommended by the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Academy of Neurology and Maria Shriver.

Inspired by his father’s transformation from saw miller to watercolor artist in the throes of dementia through person-centered care and the expressive arts, Dr. Potts seeks to make these therapies more widely available through his foundation, Cognitive Dynamics.

Additionally, he is passionate about promoting self-preservation and dignity for all persons with cognitive impairment. He practices neurology at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center.

Read Dr. Potts’ AlzAuthors post: https://alzauthors.com/2017/02/21/meet-daniel-c-potts-physician-author-and-dementia-advocate/

Listen to Dr. Potts podcast on Untangling Alzheimer’s and Dementia: https://alzauthors.com/podcast

Start reading “A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver” with Ellen Potts now!  https://amzn.to/3nP2IIB

Additional books by Dr. Potts:

“Finding Joy in Alzheimer’s: New Hope for Caregivers,” with Marie Marley, https://amzn.to/2KIAi4h 

“Treasure for Alzheimer’s: Reflecting on experiences with the art of Lester E. Potts, Jr,” with Richard Morgan, Ph.D., https://amzn.to/3mBxjYr

“Seasons of Caring: Meditations for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers,” https://amzn.to/2LVFySH

“The Unlatched Door: A Collection of Poetry,” https://amzn.to/37AZe6L

“A Heart That Knows Your Name: Poetry Inspired by Persons Living with Dementia and Care Partners,” https://amzn.to/3nDWRFB

“The Second Crossing: A Poetry Anthology,” https://amzn.to/3r8Ngc6

“At End of Day,” https://amzn.to/2KFznkX

“Verses of Recovery,” https://amzn.to/2LOtFh7

“Soul Fire: Celebrating life and creation through word and image,” https://amzn.to/3p862i2

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Connect with Dr. Potts

Blog: https://danielcpotts.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daniel.potts.92372

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanielCPotts

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielcpotts/

Cognitive Dynamics: www.cognitivedynamics.org

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