Memoirs

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 AlzAuthor post.

Caring for Parents or Grandparents

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

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

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

Ann Hedreen Her Beautiful Brain

Henry, Judith The Dutiful Daughter’s Guide to Caregiving 

Hirsch, Lisa Letter to My Mom

Howell, Carol L. Let’s Talk Dementia

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

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

Lee, Jean Alzheimer’s Daughter

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

 Maeck, Peter Remembrance of Things Present

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, 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

Caring for a Spouse or Partner

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

Davis, Dr. Davis and Gilbert, Joko Support the Caregiver: 9 Strategies for Turning the Stress of Alzheimer’s Caregiving into Transformational Growth 

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

Schreiber, Martin My Two Elaines

Dr. Don Wendorf Caregiver Carols

Williams, Gela-Marie Green Vanilla Tea

Wright, Karenna The Grapes of Dementia

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

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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