Moving Mama: Taking Care of Mother During Her Final Years with Alzheimer’s (Community Uplift Series)
Did you know that 6.7 million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s? Worldwide, over 55 million people have dementia.
Most of us need help and this book has a lot to offer.
Reviewers have called the book “a must for someone caring for an elder,” “a page turner,” and “a compelling story that touched me deeply.” Readers said the book was “something I could not put down.” It’s a book that “at its core speaks of hope, despite all the challenges that Alzheimer’s presents.”
This is a book full of Anne’s stories, but they are also our stories. They’re stories that relate to more than 6.7 million people with Alzheimer’s – and their families. Stories that millions of us will see played out in different ways in our own families as we face the impact of Alzheimer’s. Frank, captivating, sometimes hard-hitting, often wry or downright funny, and always helpful, the stories are compelling. The book includes stories about how the family dealt with finances, wills, finding caregivers, personal care, handling memory loss, moving, Sundowner’s and more. Each chapter includes stories focused on a theme, and ends with tips, tools and resources to help the reader deal with similar issues. The author is a health planning consultant, and provides important information about resources, insights regarding options, and a wealth of tips and tools. Written with a light touch and a wry sense of humor, readers and reviewers have called the book “engaging, moving and informative;” “a compelling story that touched me deeply and personally;” and “something I could not put down.” Moving Mama has been called a book that “at its core speaks of hope, despite all of the challenges that Alzheimer’s presents.”