Mommy?: Jagged Pieces Along the Road to Dementia

Mommy?: Jagged Pieces Along the Road to Dementia

by Dr. Brenda Triplett

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Mommy?: Jagged Pieces Along the Road to Dementia by Dr. Brenda Triplett

Age gracefully "Miss Hilda" did not.
She fought like hell: dug in her heels, kicked, stomped, and cussed all the way to dementia. As her caregiver and advocate, the author became Mommy all at once to a stubborn toddler, sexually precocious teenager, and immature adult as her ailing mother vacillated between developmental stages and psychological states of mind. Mommy? offers an honest, raw glimpse into the life of a very human caregiver desperately trying to advocate for her mother while sustaining the quality of her own life. Passionately written, the memoir speaks to the deepest, most intimate battles of caregivers on the front line. Delivered with empathy, humor, and shocking candor, readers will walk away smarter, more confident, and steeped in inspiration.
The greatest gift will be a resounding affirmation of their own sanity!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781460259580
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 03/12/2015
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Dr. Brenda Triplett is an elementary school administrator. After a long journey as the primary caregiver to her mother as she suffered through dementia, Brenda was inspired to provide a reality-based resource to other caregivers that she wished she'd had. This book is the result of years of experiential knowledge and research across many platforms. She lives with her husband on Long Island....

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