Kathleen Brown: 3 Everyday Lessons for an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

3 Everyday Lessons for an Alzheimer’s Caregiver by Kathleen Brown I discovered Mom had Alzheimer’s during a September trip. September. Its flower is the forget-me-not; its gemstone, the sapphire. Sapphires were once associated with clear thinking. As I began caring for Mom, in the house where I grew up, I hoped the clear thinking part was for me. If you’re an at-home caregiver, you know it presents unique challenges. My…

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Book Review: Lady Blues: Forget-Me-Not by Aaron Paul Lazar

Book Description: Past and present collide when an Alzheimer’s patient’s fragile memory holds the key to solving mysteries dating back to World War II—including a long lost secret love affair. Music professor Gus LeGarde is just doing a favor for a friend when he agrees to play piano for church services at a local nursing home. He doesn’t expect to be drawn into a new friendship with an elderly Alzheimer’s…

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