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6 more Alzheimers memoirs worth reading

Leaving TinkertownFormer caregiver and author Martha Stettinius and I dive back into the growing tidal wave of information and perspectives on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving  with six more top reads in the memoir category (the first seven are here).

1. Leaving Tinkertown

Tanya Ward Goodman, 2013

Stettinius: With exquisite detail, honesty and humor, Goodman describes her struggle to come to terms with her father’s early-onset Alzheimer’s. I highly recommend this book for any reader, not just those who have a loved one with dementia. To read my full review of this book, click here.

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Inside Dementia’s Martha Stettinius Writes for Alzheimers Caregivers

Inside Dementia coverI loved Martha Stettinius’ book Inside the Dementia Epidemic: A Daughter’s Memoir from the very first page.

(And NO! she hasn’t paid me to say that. I call it like I see it, and this book is a great read for anyone who has been, is now, or soon will be caring for someone with Alzheimers dementia.

Even those who have been through the journey to the end will get something from the book.)

Inside the Dementia Epidemic is honest, heartfelt and touching without being depressing, saccharin or soppy.

That’s important when your primary audience comprises caregivers, many of whom deal with more than enough heart wrenching every day.

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