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Blue Hydrangeas by Marianne Sciucco

What if the person who knew you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn’t remember your name? A nursing facility is everyone’s solution for what to do about Sara, but… Read More

Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer’s

“I know where I’m going. I’m still myself. I just can’t remember things as well as I once did. So on short trips, I work hard not to be confused. I’ll say to… Read More

Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

By: Jolene Brackey Jolene Brackey has a vision. A vision that will soon look beyond the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and focus more of our energy on creating moments of joy. When a… Read More

Searching for the sunshine through the gloom of Alzheimer’s? These books can help.

Alzheimer’s affects over 40 million people worldwide and is growing significantly. Educate yourself this month and understand what it means to those affected by this illness. Here are a few books to get… Read More

Somebody Stole My Iron ~ A Family Memoir of Dementia

Navigating the waters of dementia can be frightening, unleashing a myriad of emotions for everyone involved. After Vicki Tapia’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, followed closely by her father with Parkinson’s disease-related… Read More

The 36 Hour Day

A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care… Read More

The Geography of Memory: The Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s

In The Geography of Memory: The Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s, Award – Winning Poet Jeanne Murray Walker tells an extraordinarily wise, witty and quietly wrenching tale of her mother’s long passage into dementia. This… Read More

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Book Description From Atul Gawande, a book that has the potential to change medicine – and lives.  Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing… Read More