Navigating the complexities of Alzheimers is like trying to navigate a maze where patients face an invisible enemy and caregivers bear a weighty responsibility. It’s life changing. From hearing hearing the diagnosis, through watching your loved one change, to juggling caregiving tasks. When it comes to caring for your loved one, takes all you have in the way of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual stamina. There are also many gifts that come from the experience, and times of sacred space. It requires skillfully navigating emotional terrain, adapting to evolving needs, and forging meaningful connections amid the challenges of communication breakdowns. This responsibility takes a toll on your own emotional and mental health.
Having lived through this struggle in her own family and worked as a consultant in health and aging, Anne Hays Egan wrote Moving Mama. Through relatable stories and practical advice, she sheds light on the arduous task of how to care for aging parents, offering resources, hope, and guidance for what often feels like an overwhelming journey. .
Reviewers have called the book “a must for someone caring for an elder,” “a page turner,” and “a compelling story that touched me deeply.” Readers said the book was “something I could not put down.” It’s a book that “at its core speaks of hope, despite all the challenges that Alzheimer’s presents.” $2.99 on Kindle.