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Sometimes life takes you places you don't want to go, as Mike Glenn discovered when his mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Combative and determined, she sparred with him during morning coffee - which caused him to question what to do next. Join him on his journey as he discovers that doing the best you can is all that love requires.
|Title: Coffee with Mom: Caring for a Parent with Dementia|
By: Mike Glenn
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: B&H Books
Publication Date: 2019
|Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X .44 (inches)|
Weight: 9 ounces
Stock No: WW949019
Dementia and Alzheimers is a journey no one wants to take, yet life doesnt give us a choice. Author Mike Glenn's mom didnt want to be sick, and while she couldnt overcome the devastation of disease, she wasnt going down without a fight.
She fought the illness, denying its presence. She fought the doctors, "Who were these idiots anyway?" And she fought him, "How come you think youre in charge now?"
Coffee with Mom is a book about a mom's fight with dementia and the struggle of a son who wanted to help but didnt always know how. Most of their conversationsand sometimes battleshappened during morning coffee.
This book isnt about knowing all of the answers. It is one sons journey with his moma mom with Alzheimers and a son who did the best he could, and who wrote this story in hopes that youll find a few laughs for your journey, realize youre not alone, and find the courage to do the best you can.
So, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and join us on the journey. Youll find yourself in the laughter and tears of not knowing what to do next and making a decision that you hope works out, knowing its the best you can do in the moment.
In the end, thats all that matters. "Do the best you can" is all love requires.