Jessica Bryan Returns with “The Mighty Ant – An Anthology of Short Stories for Seniors”

By Jessica Bryan I am an author of over 28 books who has always shared my stories with my mother. Sadly, Mom suffers from Alzheimer’s, and as the disease has progressed she no longer comprehends more intricate plots, nor can she focus on longer, more detailed stories.  As a consequence, I began reading short stories…

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Meet Florrie Munat, author of Be Brave: A Wife’s Journey Through Caregiving

Love Remains by Florrie Munat “Are you going to write about this?” Chuck asked. I stopped sorting the pile of laundry that a nursing home aide had just left on his bed and turned to look at my husband. Had we not been married for thirty-six years, I might not have known what he was…

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Meet Susan Cushman, author of “Tangles and Plaques”

By Susan Cushman “The upside of Alzheimer’s; new mother.” (Smith’s Six-Word Memoirs) My mother, Effie Johnson, was second generation Alzheimer’s. Her mother, Emma Sue (for whom I was named) died from Alzheimer’s when she was 87 years old in 1986, in the same nursing home in Jackson, Mississippi where my mother would spend the final…

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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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Meet Jacqueline Marcell, Author of “Elder Rage, or Take My Father… Please! How To Survive Caring For Aging Parents”

By Jacqueline Marcell I never dreamed I’d have to give up my television career when I was thrust into caring for my challenging father and sweet mother. The experience was incredibly heart-wrenching, but once I finally figured everything out medically, behaviorally, socially, legally, financially, and emotionally, I became obsessed with writing my first book “Elder Rage”…

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New Release! Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiving Stories, Volume 1, an AlzAuthors Anthology

The AlzAuthors management team is pleased to announce the publication of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiving Stories: 58 Authors Share their Inspiring Personal Experiences, Vol. 1. This poignant collection of stories grew out of the first year’s blog posts on AlzAuthors.com, from June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017. Within its pages, you will be immersed in a world…

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Visit Our Annual Caregiver Appreciation Month Book Sale and Giveaway Nov. 7-13

AlzAuthors is built by caregivers for caregivers, with a mission to provide carefully vetted books and blogs to help you find the answers and guidance you need. The majority of our authors have “walked the walk” with a parent, spouse, or other loved one, and have chosen to write their stories as balm for the…

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Meet Tracie Bevers, Author of “Dancing Around the Chaos”

By Tracie Bevers In the early days of the disease, when I heard stories of others in later stages, I actually thought… “Well, I know that will never happen.”  Little did I know what the future held; I was very naive.   Many times along the way, I would remember something a friend had shared…

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