AlzAuthors Guest Bloggers

Brown, Kathleen Alzheimer’s: Hope and Help for Caregivers

Capp, Lisa B. Strength Through Transition

Evans, Wayne Let’s Sing From Memory

Fussell, Jack Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease

Gayer, Jane  Dementia City

Johnston, Joy The Memories Project

Kelly, Pippa Pippa Kelly

LaBey, Lori Alzheimers Speaks

LeGrand, Molly The Upside To Aging

Mitchell, Wendy whichmeamitoday

N. Mum Has Dementia

Suchan, Susan Susan Suchan’s Blog

AlzAuthors Caring for Parents or Grandparents

Brecht, Carole The Artistry of Caregiving: Letters to Inspire Your Caregiver Journey

Borrie, Cathie The Long Hello

Burris, Marsha Miracles All Around Me: The Unexpected Gifts of My Mother’s Alzheimer’s

Bushy, Peggy Lewy, Mom and Me

Campanella, Ann Motherhood: Lost and Found and The Beach Poems

Comstock, Candance Minor Remember Joan An Alzheimer’s Story

Collins, Suzka Wonders in Dementialand

Cooper, Ron Fran’s Song

Corn, Marcee Unclaimed Baggage

Cox, Dody Adventures in Mother-Sitting

Garvin, Ann I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around

Goodman, Tanya Leaving Tinkertown

Hamilton, Cynthia Finding Ruth: A Daughter’s Quest to Discover Her Mother’s Past

Ann Hedreen Her Beautiful Brain

Henry, Judith The Dutiful Daughter’s Guide to Caregiving 

Howell, Carol L. Let’s Talk Dementia

Karfelt, S. R. Nobody Told Me: Love in the Time of Dementia

Kelly, Pippa Invisible Ink  (fiction)

Koudele, Celia A Little Book for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Langwell, Crissi Come Here, Cupcake (fiction)

Lee, Jean Alzheimer’s Daughter

Lewis, Laurie L.C.The Dragons of Alsace Farm (fiction) 

Luther, Vanessa A Life Stolen, My Father’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s

 Maeck, Peter Remembrance of Things Present

Malena, Karen Love Woven in Time  (fiction)

O’Donnell, Shannon Save the Bones

Page, Emily Fractured Memories

Panarites, Jana Scattered: My Year As An Accidental Caregiver

Pereira, Elaine I Will Never Forget: A Daughter’s Story

Perini, Robin  Forgotten Secrets (fiction)

Purdy, Rundy The Sea Is Wide, A Memoir of Caregiving

Reed, Tara What to do Between the Tears…A Practical Guide to Dealing with a Dementia or Alzheimer’s Diagnosis in the Family

Scott, Sharleen Tangles (fiction)

Smith, Sandra Bullock Trading Places: Becoming My Mother’s Mother

Sorensen, Tara Where’s My Purse?

Tapia, Vicki Somebody Stole My Iron

Thesman, Rebecca Sometimes They Forget

Vanderneck, Tracy The Risk of a Fall

Veney, Loretta Woodward Being My Mom’s Mom

Vincent, Constance, PhD. Not Going Gently

Wheeler, Kathleen Brought To Our Senses 

Wiggins, Bryan Autumn Imago  (fiction)

AlzAuthors Caring for a Spouse or Partner

Abbott, Candy I’ve Never Loved Him More: A Husband’s Alzheimer’s. A Wife’s Devotion

Cohn, Barbra Calmer Waters

Gentile, Angela G.,  M.S.W., R.S.W. Caring for a Husband With Dementia

Hodgson, Harriet The Family Caregiver’s Guide

Lamatt, Rose Just a Word: Alzheimer’s

Marley, Marie Come Back Early Today

Scarff, Susan Kiser Dementia: The Journey Ahead

Sciucco, Marianne (fiction) Blue Hydrangeas

Dr. Don Wendorf Caregiver Carols

Williams, Gela-Marie Green Vanilla Tea

Wright, Karenna The Grapes of Dementia

Living With Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Ellenbogen, Michael From the Corner Office to Alzheimer’s

Hornback, Paul God Still Remembers Me

Kursonis, Brian Early Onset Alzheimer’s Patient and Advocate Has a Heart to Help

Shorthouse, Tracey I Am Still Me

Swaffer, Kate What the Hell Happened to My Brain? Living Beyond Dementia

Thesman, R.J. (fiction) The Unraveling of Reverend G (The Cove Creek Series)

Saunders, Gerda Memory’s Last Breath


Golden, Marita The Wide Circumference of Love

Kaplan, Karen Curiosity Seekers

Kelly, Pippa Invisible Ink

Langwell, Crissi Come Here, Cupcake

Lewis, Laurie L.C. The Dragons of Alsace Farm

Malena, Karen  Love Woven in Time 

Perini, Robin  Forgotten Secrets

Sciucco, Marianne  Blue Hydrangeas

Scott, Sharleen Tangles 

Thesman, R.J. The Unraveling of Reverend G (The Cove Creek Series)

Wiggins, Bryan Autumn Imago  

Fiction Books About Alzheimer’s/Dementia for Children and Teens

Garver, Laurel Almost There, a teen’s story of dementia

Hager, Krysten Lindsay Competing With the Star

Harrison, Kathryn Weeds in Nana’s Garden

Levine, Arthur What A Beautiful Morning

Mackay, Irene The Forgetful Elephant

Olson, Irene Frances Requiem for the Status Quo

Robinson, H.A. The Pebble Jar

Shriver, Maria What’s Happening to Grandpa?

Toney, Cynthia Ten Steps to Girlfriend Status

Wiersbitzsky, Shannon What Flowers Remember

Helpful Information for Caregivers

Brenner, Tom & Karen You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello: The Montessori Method for Positive Dementia Care

Brush, Jennifer I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People With Dementia

Bursack, Carol Bradley Minding Our Elders

Cail, Mary Alzheimer’s, A Crash Course for Friends and Relatives (The All-Weather Friend)

Chanampa, Wendy The Unseen Gifts of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: The Greatest of These Is Love

Cohn, Barbra Calmer Waters

Conroy, Christina Britton How To Have Fun With Your Aging Parents

Cornish, Judy The Dementia Handbook

Drummond, Mary Ann Meet Me Where I Am – An Alzheimer’s Care Guide

Everman, Lynda Seasons of Caring

Gentile, Angela G., M.S.W., R.S.W. Caring for a Husband With Dementia

Henry, Judith The Dutiful Daughter’s Guide to Caregiving

Hodgson, Harriet The Family Caregiver’s Guide and

Smiling Through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief

Howell, Carol Let’s Talk Dementia

Johnston, Joy Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion

Kaplan, Karen Encountering the Edge: What People Told Me Before They Died

Kapsambelis, Niki The Inheritance

Koudele, Celia A Little Book for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

LeBlanc, Gary Joseph Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness and many other Alzheimer’s and dementia resources

Marley, Marie Come Back Early Today 

 Morgan, Richard L., PhD No Act of Love Is Ever Wasted: The Spirituality of Caring for Persons with Dementia

Potts, Daniel C., M.D. & Ellen Woodward Potts A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver 

Reed, Tara What to do Between the Tears…A Practical Guide to Dealing with a Dementia or Alzheimer’s Diagnosis in the Family

Rose, Margo Body Aware Grieving

Rumwell, Claudia The Senior Care Organizer

Schoenfeld, Charles A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia Ward: Memoir of a Male CNA

Seley, Tryn Rose 15 Minutes of Fame: One Photo Does Wonders to Bring You Both Back to Solid Ground

Shouse, Deborah Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together

Skinner, Lisa Not All Who Wander Need Be Lost

Sloane, Philip MD The Alzheimer’s Medical Advisor: A Caregiver’s Guide

Scott, Paula Spencer  Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers

Tapia, Vicki Somebody Stole My Iron

Thesman, Rebecca Sometimes They Forget

Vincent, Constance, PhD. Not Going Gently 

Wonderlin, Rachel When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community   

Upcoming AlzAuthors Contributors 

January 24  – Lauren Dykovitz

January 31 – Amie McGraham

February 7 – Bobbi Carducci

February 14 – Kathi Macias

February 21 – Mary Ann Drummond

February 28 – Rick Lauber

March 7 – Linda Jenkins

March 14 – Joy Johnston

March 21 – Meg Foster

March 28 – Linda Brendle

April 4 – Angel Smits

April 18 – Norman McNamara