By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching event of taking care of her unwell mom as she struggled, and finally misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s illness. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the desire of assisting people who are navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She provides various techniques and functional suggestion for facing the tough existence transition that happens whilst mom and dad turn 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 preserving on till there's not anything left to hold.
“Beautifully written, An Iceberg in Paradise expresses Nancy Avery Dafoe’s very own adventure as a friend looking at the gradual but relentless failing of her loved mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere means of writing concerning the soreness, confusion, anger, frustration, and sorrow of her trip together with her mom and her mother’s ‘passage.’ it is a own, very human memoir that any one facing Alzheimer’s in a guardian or wife could locate priceless and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I discovered this ebook rather referring to many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer quite often, all of us want info and to listen to others’ tales in their stories with this because it may possibly good have an effect on 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 strategies 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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An Iceberg in Paradise: A Passage through Alzheimer's (Excelsior Editions) by Nancy Avery Dafoe