Epi N Michi-Zeggou
Epi N Michi-Zeggou was born in 1969 in Larissa, Greece.
Mother of three, she is a veterinary surgeon. She entered the world of writing with her essay “Journey into the World of Dementia” written in her father’s memory as an effort to help inform people and support families experiencing the problem of dementia.
On the occasion of this essay, she presented a paper in the 9th Panhellenic Congress of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (Thessaloniki, May 2015) entitled Dementia as Seen through the Perspective of the Caregiver. The rights of the essay have been conceded by the author to the Greek Association of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders “Alzheimer Hellas”. She has also established an online support team for patients with dementia
In 2015 she launched the present fairytale The (Very Distinct) Chromosome 21, also granting the rights to the Association of Parents and Friends of People with Down Syndorme of Thessaly “The Swan”. Without ever having the experience of Down Syndrome in her close family and relatives, The (Very Distinct) Chromosome 21, is her personal effort to raise awareness and promote understadning for a sensitive and serious social issue as the Down Syndrome
The fairytale, My Grandpa and Mr Alzheimer is her third book with many more to follow!