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The Battle Against Alzheimer’s
April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration for this program is closed. This program is filled. The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease follows the DeMoe family’s courageous journey into Alzheimer’s research as well as the dramatic history of the disease, one of the great medical mysteries of our time. The Peters Township Public Library will welcome Niki Kapsambelis, author of The Inheritance, on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. A book signing will follow the program.
Two members of the DeMoe family will also appear at the library event to speak about their experiences. They are Robin McIntyre, 33, and her sister Jessica, 36. Their mother, Lori (DeMoe) McIntyre, died from Alzheimer’s in February 2016 at the age of 57. Before she died, Lori was a key contributor to The Inheritance.
Niki Kapsambelis was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. She worked for several years as a newswoman for the Associated Press in New England, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh. Her work has appeared in publications around the world,including The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and People magazine. She lives in Mt. Lebanon.
This program is brought to you through generous funding by Washington Financial Bank.