My Wife Has Alzheimer's

My Wife Has Alzheimer's

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by J. Wesley Sullivan
     
 

The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly

Overview

The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044834880
Publisher:
Mary E. Lowd
Publication date:
08/26/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
563,743
File size:
180 KB

Meet the Author

J. Wesley Sullivan (1921-2007) was a newspaper editor and columnist for Salem's Oregon Statesman and the Statesman-Journal. He went straight from piloting B-17s in WWII to the newsroom, and he continued working with newspapers, writing a weekly personal column, until his death. He has been inducted into the Oregon Newspaper Hall of Fame and the UO Journalism School's Hall of Achievement. J. Wesley Sullivan is the author of three books: Jam on the Ceiling, To Elsie with Love, and My Wife Has Alzheimer's.

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My Wife Has Alzheimers 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In my job I hear of persons with Alzheimers weekly if not daily. This, a story, the life of a caregiver of a loved one with this horrible disease. A must read for everyone...you never know what life may bring. And not only the story of a caregiver but unconditional love and its beauty!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a must read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Beautifully written
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Heart breaking and yet a true love story!
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