Meet Cathie Borrie, author of “The Long Hello–Memory, My Mother, and Me”

By Cathie Borrie In an almost Zen-like poetic form, my mother revealed the changing landscape of her mind: “Listen, Cathie . . . a bird!” “What are the birds saying?’ “They’re chirping.” “In a language?” “In their language. In an upside down language.”

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Meet Ann Campanella, author of “Motherhood: Lost and Found”

By Ann Campanella In my early 30s, I learned that life can change direction when you least expect it. My husband Joel and I had moved from Houston to North Carolina in order to be closer to my parents. We both had successful careers – he as a businessman and me as a writer and…

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Meet Molly LeGrand, dementia advocate, caregiver and blogger

By Molly LeGrand I’ve worked in Long Term Care as an Activities Assistant for ten years. This role has offered a unique perspective on Alzheimer’s as I typically will meet the person after a diagnosis. And just like I would with a new friend or colleague, I begin to get to know them, and I…

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Meet Wayne Evans, creator of “Let’s Sing From Memory”

By Wayne Evans I’ve never had a family member diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, nor have I been a caregiver. I didn’t even know much about the disease until recently. But now I have a “new family” of over 20 people with Alzheimer’s, in addition to their loving caregivers.

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