An Iceberg in Paradise: A Passage through Alzheimer's by Nancy Avery Dafoe

By Nancy Avery Dafoe

Offers a therapeutic and insightful exam of the problems curious about Alzheimer’s for relatives and caregivers.

In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching event of taking care of her in poor health mom as she struggled, and finally misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s affliction. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the wish of aiding people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She offers diverse ways and useful suggestion for facing the tough lifestyles transition that happens while mom and dad develop into in poor health. At its heart, An Iceberg in Paradise isn't just a tribute to like within the face of loss but in addition an exploration of reminiscence, our human connections, and conserving on till there's not anything left to hold.

“Beautifully written, An Iceberg in Paradise expresses Nancy Avery Dafoe’s very own event as a loved one looking at the sluggish but relentless failing of her liked mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere approach of writing in regards to the ache, confusion, anger, frustration, and sorrow of her trip along with her mom and her mother’s ‘passage.’ it is a own, very human memoir that anybody facing Alzheimer’s in a mother or father or wife could locate beneficial and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW

“I came across this publication fairly referring to many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad reside longer normally, all of us desire info and to listen to others’ tales in their reports with this because it may good impact many people on a truly own level.” — Mark Marshall, LCSW

Nancy Avery Dafoe is a author and English educator. She is the writer of Breaking Open the field: A consultant for artistic suggestions to enhance educational Writing and Generate serious Thinking and Writing Creatively: A Guided magazine to utilizing Literary Devices. She lives in Homer, New York.

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