Time Is An Asterisk-My Mother’s Battle with Alzheimer’s

A beautiful and thought provoking post from Sheila…

Sheila Blanchette

Today is the last day of the year and also the last day for my most popular posts since the beginning of time. This one got a lot of very supportive feedback. It was also the hardest one I’ve ever written for it is about my mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s.
Things have gotten worse since I wrote this piece, as they always do with this awful disease, and the year ahead is not going to be an easy one for my Dad. I just finished the novel Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey and highly recommend it to anyone who is dealing with this awful disease.


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5 thoughts on “Time Is An Asterisk-My Mother’s Battle with Alzheimer’s

  1. I can relate to this post in many ways. Dealing with my grandmother who passed away 22 years ago from dementia (so little was known back then) and presently with my stepfather. The years may change, but the effect on those who care and love those who suffer, never does. ❤️

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