A non-fiction, in-depth narrative, that chronicles the intertwined lives of father and daughter (the author) in twenty years of dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's disease. Included is the gradual moving from parent/child relationship to a parent who needs increasing levels of caregiving. Itl contains perceived and recognized emotions in the person having Alzheimer's, as well as acknowledged shortcomings and emotions of the person providing caregiving and holding de facto guardianship. A lot of attention is given to the gradual but noticeable decline of the person who has Alzheimer's. Also detailed are sorrow, grief, and other emotions experienced by the caregiver, and the mechanisms used to cope with these emotions while providing care for the parent.
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|Size: ||145 KB|
|Publisher: ||Brenda L Golden|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780692718025 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|