Not Always Gently

Knowing that I would become my husband’s caregiver had no sense of reality in the beginning, because I didn’t know what that would involve other than the dreaded “nursing home” visions I had in my mind — which I pictured in our own home, of course.  My mind leaped ahead too fast at first, to…

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One Day at a Time

When my husband was first diagnosed, I was terrified about not knowing what I was supposed to know about managing the progression of the disease.  How fast would it go?  How quickly would his abilities deteriorate?  Would medications help, and how?  What would our future look like?  Would he talk to me about howhe felt about…

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The Other Side of Alzheimer’s

My book, “THE OTHER SIDE OF ALZHEIMER’S, What Happens to You When Your Spouse Has Alzheimer’s”, was published in March, 2012.  A collection of experiences we had during the 10 years my husband had Alzheimer’s, it was written to connect with people who need to know that their feelings about this life-changing disease are the…

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