Authors writing Memoirs

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Authors are ordered alphabetically within each category. Beside each Author’s name, you’ll find the link to their unique AlzAuthors post.



Caring for Parents or Grandparents

Amos, Carol Hope for the Alzheimer’s Journey

Balcom, Anne The Blue Velvet Drape: Dealing With Dementia: Her Daughter’s Journal

Bevers, Tracie Dancing Around the Chaos

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

Brendle, Linda A Long and Winding Road

Borrie, Cathie The Long Hello

Bryan, Jessica The Memory Keeper

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

Carducci, Bobbi Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver

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

Cushman, Susan Plaques and Tangles: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer’s

Dykovitz, Lauren Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer’s

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

Harvey, Vanessa K. Williams I Remember

Ann Hedreen Her Beautiful Brain

Henry, Judith The Dutiful Daughter’s Guide to Caregiving

Hirsch, Lisa Letter to My Mom

Hollingworth, Robyn My Mad Dad

Howell, Carol L. Let’s Talk Dementia

Jenkins, Linda To Helen With Love: A Memoir of a Daughter’s Caregiving Journey

Johnston, Joy The Reluctant Caregiver

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

Kaufmann, Vicki Elegy for Mom: A Memoir of Family Caregiving, Alzheimer’s, and Devotion

Kline, Malia Sisterly Shove

Klocke, Miki Alzheimer’s: Beyond Caregiving

Koudele, Celia A Little Book for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Lawrence, Tracey Dementia Sucks: A Caregiver’s Journey with Lessons Learned

Lee, Jean Alzheimer’s Daughter

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

Maeck, Peter Remembrance of Things Present

Marcell, Jaqueline Elder Rage

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

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

Smith, Barbara Still Giving Kisses

Smith, Sarah Bearden Broken Beauty

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

Waichler, Iris Role Reversal


Living with Dementia

Ellenbogen, Michael From the Corner Office to Alzheimer’s

Hornback, Paul God Still Remembers Me

Mitchell, Wendy Somebody I Used to Know

McNamara, Norman The Lewy Body Soldier

Saunders, Gerda Memory’s Last Breath

Shorthouse, Tracey I Am Still Me

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

Saunders, Gerda Memory’s Last Breath

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