A Cup of Comfort for Families Touched by Alzheimer's: Inspirational Stories of Unconditional Love and Support

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Having a spouse, sibling, or parent with Alzheimer's affects a family in every way possible—and can leave people feeling like they have nowhere to turn. The moving stories in this new collection help readers recognize they are not alone—and provide comfort for those who need it now more than ever. Readers will be inspired by the husbands, wives, sons, and daughters who put their own needs aside and sacrifice everything for love. This story collection shows how compassion and loyalty prevails when a loved one has ...

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A Cup of Comfort for Families Touched by Alzheimer's: Inspirational Stories of Unconditional Love and Support

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Overview

Having a spouse, sibling, or parent with Alzheimer's affects a family in every way possible—and can leave people feeling like they have nowhere to turn. The moving stories in this new collection help readers recognize they are not alone—and provide comfort for those who need it now more than ever. Readers will be inspired by the husbands, wives, sons, and daughters who put their own needs aside and sacrifice everything for love. This story collection shows how compassion and loyalty prevails when a loved one has Alzheimer's.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598696516
  • Publisher: Adams Media
  • Publication date: 10/17/2008
  • Series: Cup of Comfort Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,317,485
  • Product dimensions: 5.64 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction Colleen Sell vii Only Love Remains Laura L. Bradford 1 Lost in the Moment Laurie McConnachie 8 Wanted: Another Mother Deborah Shouse 17 You're Going the Wrong Way L. S. Fisher 23 The Bird House Tanya Ward Goodman 32 Good Medicine Valerie Kay Gwin 40 With a Spring in Her Step Yvonne Riege 45 It Isn't the End of the World Barbara Jeanne Fisher 51 Teaspooned Victories Barbara Davey 56 Going Home Suzanne Endres 62 To Be Present Jenoa Briar-Bonpane 70 Tell Me Not to Worry Samantha Ducloux Waltz 80 Sign Here, Please Nancy C. Gerth 88 The Same, Only Different Anne-Christine Strugnell 94 Respite from the Storm Sue Fagalde Lick 100 In the Valley of Denial Gail Pruszkowski 106 The Other Woman Ann Campanella 114 Lost and Found Jennifer Kuskovski 123 I Am My Mother's Daughter, After All Kathleen M. Moore 131 I Can Chase Lions Connie L. Peters 139 The Connection Christine Kiley 148 Sand Lydie Raschka 153 Doing Our Best Sherry Matthews 157 Loss, Love, and Acceptance S. Ann Robinson 165 My Mother's House Loraine J. Hudson 173 Close Call Debbie Mumford 179 Apple, Hat, Ashtray Kathleen McKenzie-Winn 184 Where Are We Going? May Mavrogenis 193 One Brief Moment Renea Winchester 201 Forgetting, Remembering Virginia McGee Butler 208 Strawberries in January Jeanne Wilhelm 214 Lest We Forget, Thank You Erika Hoffman 221 The Triumph of Love Camille Moffat 228 A Timeless Gift Mitzi L. Boles 237 Sweets for the Journey Alison Jane Light 246 Waiting for Mary Lou Deborah Royal 255 In My Mother's Heart Jane M. Bratton 262 Bedside Stories J.M. Cornwell 270 Unchained Memories Sara Hoskinson Frommer 276 Learning the Rules of the Road Marylin Warner 285 The Card Yvonne Riege 294 The Answer Is Tom CruiseDeborah Shouse 300 Radiance in the Waning Light Julie Sucha Anderson 306 Around the Corner Susan Ito 312 Contributors 317
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  • Posted November 4, 2008

    A MUST HAVE FOR CAREGIVERS

    This beautiful book is a must have for anyone who has a loved one touched by Alzheimer's or dementia. Caregivers will relate to the struggle of others and know they are not alone. The book makes a perfect gift and is filled with encouragement.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2008

    Alzheimer's Affects the Entire Family

    This book of true stories allows a glimpse into the lives of families who support and love the 5.2 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's journey requires tenacity and dedication on the part of caregivers, who learn to glean epiphanies and moments of joy from everyday life. Colleen Sell has chosen wonderful stories from over 2000 submissions. Thank you, Cup of Comfort, for releasing this book to create awareness of how Alzheimer's and related dementias affect the entire family!

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