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A Daughter's Memoir about Alzheimer's

 Judith Harway, author of: "Sundown: A Daughter's Memoir of Alzheimer's Care," shares her thoughts with Alzheimers.net on the disease and the time she spent caring for her mother through Alzheimer's. Learn more from her memoir of the time. A Daughter's Memoir and a Few Thoughts on Healing After a recent presentation about "Sundown: A Daughter’s Memoir of Alzheimer’s Care," a member of the audience asked if I had consciously taken notes about my mother’s cognitive deterioration with the intention of writing a book after her death. The question caught me off guard: though I’m a writer and a teacher of writing, I would never have looked at my mother’s illness and thought, “Hey, this could lead to...
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Mind's Eye Poetry: Rewriting Dementia

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Molly Middleton Meyer, founder of Mind’s Eye Poetry – a poetry workshop and organization opening new worlds to people with dementia and their caregivers.Learn more about the story behind Meyer's organization, her unique  workshops, and how you can get involved with her mission to care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A Personal Tragedy Leads to an Inspired Idea Molly Middleton Meyer is no stranger to the world of dementia. Losing both parents to Alzheimer’s one year apart exposed Molly to different dementia care options and gave her personal insight into what it is like to care for and love someone going through the disease.As she watched and cared...
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