Welcome Vanessa K. Williams-Harvey, author of “I Remember”

by Vanessa Williams-Harvey It took years of silence for me to come to terms and let it all out.  Everything came to an abrupt halt in August of 2015.  On that painful and dark day, our mother was ultimately placed in a nursing facility.  We continue to struggle with that painful decision.  My personal guilt,…

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Meet Tracey S. Lawrence, Author of “Dementia Sucks: A Caregiver’s Journey with Lessons Learned”

By Tracey S. Lawrence Once upon a time, I was a self-employed graphic arts professional. I designed stuff. I helped clients with their marketing and printing problems. My parents were living it up in southern Florida, and I believed in the Myth of Retirement: Stop working Spend money like you’re drunk Spoil your kids and…

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Meet Jessica Bryan, author of “The Memory Keeper”

by Jessica Bryan I am a writer.  That’s difficult to say when I’m so busy being a caregiver for my mother who is 99 years old and has had Alzheimer’s for 15 years. Mom lives with us.  She is in advanced stages now, but was exhibiting signs of Alzheimer’s even while my husband and I cared for…

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Meet Robin Gail, author of “Dementia or Alzheimer’s?”

By Robin Gail When my husband and I began the long journey taking care of my mother, we had no idea what to expect. We had no experience, knowledge, or help from anyone.  When we first suspected Mom was ill, I began research how to help her travel through the relentless disease of Alzheimer’s.  I found…

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