I share the powerful and poignant story of caring for my mother who had Lewy Body dementia (LBD), a cruel combination of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s symptoms, along with practical and essential tips for those caring for a parent with dementia.
“The most powerful advice for caregivers comes from someone standing in their shoes, seeing what they see and sharing the same struggles. Such an informed and empathetic voice runs through Julie Gorges’ book.” Marc Agronin, MD, geriatric psychiatrist and author of The Dementia Caregiver.
BOOKS FOR YOUNG ADULTS
The story, told through diary entries of a teenage girl who has died, shows that staying in a destructive relationship can have tragic consequences. In this powerful novel, we learn that sometimes it’s crucial to “cast away” someone we love.
“This heartrending book will not leave you, even long after the last page has been read.” The Compulsive Reader
Jade Haddock, 15, wants life to be perfect. Her room is kept immaculate, clothes are always pressed, and lists are an addiction. So how did her life get so messy? As Jade comes to grips with the trauma of an older brother’s addictions and falls for the guy her best friend is dating, she discovers life isn’t always neat and orderly and choices aren’t always simple.
“A very good story that clearly shows the author is worth keeping an eye on. Gorges may go far. Wonderful!” By Huntress Reviews