Highly recommended for anyone with aging parents. – Amazon Reviewer
Provides thoughtful insights regarding the issues faced as a loved one decends into Alzheimer’s—and potential actions possible. – Amazon Reviewer
Moving Mama is a well written personal account of the challenges faced when a loved one gets Alzheimer’s disease. – Amazon Reviewer
From the Author:
At holiday time, people caring for an elderly loved one need extra support. This holiday season, think about giving a little help in the form of a book called a “must read for caregivers.” Moving Mama: Taking Care of Mother During her Final Years with Alzheimer’s has received rave reviews, and has been called one of the best, most practical resources to come along in a good while. Captivating and frank, often wry or downright funny, and always helpful, the stories are compelling. The book covers how the family dealt with finances, wills, finding caregivers, personal care, handling memory loss, moving, Sundowner’s and more. Helpful community resources are included as well. Moving Mama can be a wonderful aid to those caring for an elderly loved one with Alzheimer’s.
Alzheimer’s disease is affecting more and more families, and the impact can be staggering. Most of us need help along the way.
Called a “must read” by many reviewers, Moving Mama is an excellent resource for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. This is a book full of Anne’s stories, but they are also our stories. They’re stories that relate to more than 5.4 million people with Alzheimer’s – and their families. Stories that millions of us will see played out in different ways in our own families as we face the impact of Alzheimer’s. Frank, captivating, sometimes hard-hitting, often wry or downright funny, and always helpful, the stories are compelling. The book includes stories about how the family dealt with finances, wills, finding caregivers, personal care, handling memory loss, moving, Sundowner’s and more.
Each chapter includes stories focused on a theme, and ends with tips, tools and resources to help the reader deal with similar issues. The author is a health planning consultant, and provides important information about resources, insights regarding options, and a wealth of tips and tools.
Written with a light touch and a wry sense of humor, readers and reviewers have called the book “engaging, moving and informative;” “a compelling story that touched me deeply and personally;” and “something I could not put it down.” Moving Mama has been called a book that “at its core speaks of hope, despite all of the challenges that Alzheimer’s presents.”