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Book by Dr. Stephen G. Post - Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People

Amazon #1 New Release in Alzheimer’s

For caregivers of deeply forgetful people: a book that combines new ethics guidelines with an innovative program on how to communicate and connect with people with Alzheimer’s.

How do we approach a “deeply forgetful” loved one so as to notice and affirm their continuing self-identity? For three decades, Stephen G. Post has worked around the world encouraging caregivers to become more aware of—and find renewed hope in—surprising expressions of selfhood despite the challenges of cognitive decline.

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For over 20 years, Dr. Stephen G. Post has been spreading the science of giving and the commitment to the greater good. He has promoted the idea of “give and live better” across the globe. Funding over 50 scientific studies at the nation’s top universities as well as conducting his own research, Stephen is considered the “go to” guy with his uplifting message that when we contribute to the lives of others, give meaningfully, and live by the Golden Rule, we are generally:

He brings a new level of insight into the ways in which we benefit as givers and a whole lot of practical advice about shifting cultural systems in schools, healthcare, businesses and communities in a positive direction.

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“Bring in the stars of positive psychology, like Stephen Post.”
—Marty Seligman, Founder of Positive Psychology and author of Flourish

“Dr. Post’s work is more than a feel-good read. It’s today’s handbook for survival.”
Publishers Weekly

Book by Dr. Stephen G. Post - Why Good Things Happen to Good People

Why Good Things Happen to Good People

A longer life. A happier life. A healthier life. Above all, a life that matters—so that when you leave this world, you'll have changed it for the better. If science said you could have all this just by altering one behavior, would you?

Dr. Stephen Post has been making headlines by funding studies at the nation’s top universities to prove once and for all the life-enhancing benefits of giving behavior. The exciting new research shows that when we give of ourselves, especially if we start young, everything from life-satisfaction to self-realization and physical health is significantly affected. Mortality is delayed. Depression is reduced. Well-being and good fortune are increased.

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Dr. Post with Stony Brook Med Students in the Art and Observation Course with Dr. Gina Polizzo MD

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April 12–14, 2024  Mystics & Scientists 2024  Online Event

Article: AARP—18 Ways to Spread Joy on Random Acts of Kindness Day – And Everyday

Article: Simplify Magazine—May You Give and Glow

Audio: Roel Resources—Radio interview with Stephen G. Post

Article: Cleveland.com—The gift of giving can extend to your own health; the biological basis of human altruism

PDF: 2023 Appeal for Donations

Article: Harvard Medicine—What We Get When We Give

Article: Evolution News—Clues About Consciousness from Dementia Research

Audio: Shrinkrap Radio—Philosopher Stephen G. Post on The Mystery of Human Connectedness

Article: The Washington Post—To ease my depression, I volunteered to help dying people

Audio: The Courageous Life—Dr. Stephen G. Post - A Physician’s Journey Into the Power of Giving From the Heart (iTunes) (Spotify)

Audio: The Good Mood Show with Matt O’Neill—Why Giving is Good for Us with Dr. Stephen Post

Video: DUKE—Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease

Audio: WLIW-FM Heart of the East End—Dr. Stephen Post

Video: Global Oneness Summit 2022—How to Shift from Living to Conscious Living

Article: The Oakland Press—Best new year’s resolutions

Audio: Roel Resources—‘Give and Live Better’: The Remarkable Vision of Stephen G. Post

Video: BingeNetworks.tv—God and Love on Route 80 with Stephen G. Post

Audio: Coast to Coast AM—Ancient Wisdom in Medicine / AI & Transhumanism

Video: Spirit Matters Talk—Stephen G. Post 2

Video: KATU—Stephen G. Post: "Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People"

Article: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine—Joining Humanity and Science: Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics in Medical Education

Audio: The Intentional Clinician Podcast—Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: Understanding Alzheimer’s from a Caregiver’s Perspective

Video: The International Society for Science and Religion—Love and Global Flourishing w/ Thomas J Oord and Matthew T Lee

Audio: White Shores with Theresa Cheung—Forget You Not with Professor Stephen G Post

Book: Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease is Amazon’s #1 New Release in Alzheimer’s

Video: Positive Prime—It’s Good To Be Good

Audio: The Caring Generation—Signs Parents Need Memory Care

New Book: Stephen G. Post’s Dignity for Deeply Forgetful People: How Caregivers Can Meet the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease available for pre-order, releasing by early May

Article: NYU Langone Health—Recalled Experiences Surrounding Death: More Than Hallucinations?

Article: Healing Moments for Alzheimer’s—Meeting Alzheimer’s: Learning to Communicate and Connect

Video: MinddogTV—God and Love on Route 80 - Dr Stephen G Post

Essays: 2019 Youth Essay Contest Winners

PDF: Time Magazine Special Edition: The Science of Good & Evil

Article: Humility and 12 Step Recovery

Article: Is Grandma Still There?

Free Excerpts: Is Ultimate Reality Unlimited Love?

Free E-Book: The Love That Does Justice

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God and Love on Route 80

Book by Dr. Stephen G. Post - God and Love on Route 80

Most people know the author as a contributor to the study of medical humanities, positive psychology, research on altruism and love, clinical bioethics, and the care of deeply forgetful people. But there is a spiritual side to him that has been animating from the start, and that he finally decided to express in the form of a journey.

Foreword by the Dalai Lama

Charles Scribner, a distinguished classmate from St. Paul's School, heir of Scribner Books, and a lucid literary giant in his own right, writes in Issue II 2019/20 of the SPS Alumni Horae as follows:

“I discovered Stephen Post’s amazing book (with lots on our years at SPS, including photos), and just wrote the following review for Amazon: For anyone who, like the Magi, dreams of the need to ‘return home by another route,’ this book offers a priceless roadmap to the ultimate life journey. I knew the author (aka ‘the boy’) when we were both boys at the same sainted school, but it took only a half century and a major reunion (my first in 40 years) to discover his recent book—a supreme synchronicity, QED. I don’t think I’ve ever, even after a career in publishing, read a more vivid and moving spiritual account with a message as practical as mystical. It is a treasure of pure gold bound in paper. And bound to last: the book that keeps on giving.

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