The Memory Book

Tanya Lee Howe's mother and her dog Amy

The Memory Book is meant to help keep straight the little things that can’t be retained in the short-term memory. It is not necessarily a journal, but instead a book of reminders for day-to-day living. For example, when...

F.A.Q.: Supporting Parents with Alzheimer’s

mom and I at reading for Supporting Parents with Alzheimer's

Q: What is most important when it comes to helping someone with Alzheimer’s disease? A: Open communication, listening to the person’s verbal and nonverbal cues, and reducing stress. When it comes to decisions about finances, living arrangements, or...

Supporting Parents with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimers-front-coverAbout the book Many of us are unprepared and confused about how to proceed when our parents begin to suffer the effects of old age. This confusion is amplified when faced with a diagnosis of a cognitive illness such as Alzheimer’s disease or another form of...