This book is written with sensitivity and a good dose of level headed honesty.
Anyone with a family member suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's should read this book as well as anyone who has a friend "suffering" as a caregiver.
She also has done her research and includes historic and scientific background that is interesting and insightful.
The book was well written. It was interesting. It was scary and disturbing, but that's the nature of the disease.Published 7 months ago by Lerra
One of the best books of this genre I've ever read. The author holds nothing back. There is stark honesty and pathos along with laugh out loud humor and a wry sense of irony in... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ann Booker
This story was very insightful about Nancy and her husband Morris. At time this book got very technical in the Alzheimer's history and medical field.Published 11 months ago by angela v rietheimer
true and touching.
could be the story of my life right now. anyone caring for someone with any kind of brain injury could greatly benefit from the information and insight the... Read more
This memoir, written by a Scottish journalist, is a grim but honest account of what it is like to be a caretaker for older relatives, but especially with someone who is spiraling... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rita @ My Home of Books
This book continues to haunt me because my mother has dementia. I was impressed with the detailed information the author provided about the functions of the brain, as well as her... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Debbie Goehring
The story was a reality check on where my mother is heading. No one can care for her in their home, and the future looks glum for all. Read morePublished 18 months ago by B.L. Wettstein
After my mother was tested and diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease a few years ago, I tried to find books about the disease and caregiving that I could read without become annoyed. Read morePublished on July 26, 2012 by RedNailz
AD is horrifying, and nobody wants to read about it unless it has smashed into his life. This book, and I have read plenty in the last few weeks, was enlightening. Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by susie