A Care Giver's Journal

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For 15 years, Robert Tell was his widowed Mom's caregiver as her mind and personality disappeared into the fog of dementia. He tells the tale with compassion and humor in this full length, fast moving memoir. His lesson: Caregiver burnout can be helped. If you are watching your loved one vanish into the sinkhole of Alzheimer's Disease (or another dementia), "Dementia Diary" will lift your spirits. 

About Robert Tell

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 Robert Tell's award winning poetry, columns, articles, and creative non-fiction have appeared in many periodicals. He has a growing catalogue of published books including works of fiction, memoir and poetry. His first novel, "Thirsty Planet," was a finalist for the prestigious Montaigne Medal award for thought provoking writing. Robert Tell is grateful that his parents didn't name him "William." He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at Columbia University. Tell now lives in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and winters in Boynton Beach, Florida. He last saw snow in 2004.
Published June 4, 2010 by 242 pages
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical, History. Non-fiction

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