A Husbands Alzheimer’s Journey and Caregiver’s Guide
None of us will be immune from the ever-growing presence of the conditions known as dementia or Alzheimer’s. In 2015, There were an estimated 46.8 million people worldwide living with dementia which will reach 74.7 million in 2030- Link
The causes of this condition are unknown. What is clear however is that the impact on individual’s, families and community is enormous.
Our friend Don Cramer, in his book
Where’s Whitney Now -A Husband’s Alzheimer’s journey and Caregiver’s Guide has written a personal account describing his and Whitney’s mutual evolution and offers caregivers everywhere valuable guidance.
This compelling story is a fascinating read: sobering, and ultimately transformative written with clarity, good humor and love..
Don’s account of their collective evolution is essential reading because it shatters myths about what this condition really is and whom it affects.
Don and Whitney were meditators who lived a very healthy lifestyle. He was successful in the business world and she was a well-known teacher in the San Diego area. When Whitney suddenly slipped beyond Don’s ability to manage her care, it required an immediate, gut-wrenching move to San Miguel de Allende in central Mexico where we have witnessed first hand this amazing story.
As one reviewer writes:
“Anyone who is a caregiver or who knows a caregiver should really read this. It would also be helpful for anyone recently diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s to help them understand what may be ahead and how to deal with it.”
Here’s the link on Amazon to the book.
Where’s Whitney Now- A husbands Alzheimer’s journey and Caregiver’s Guide
And you can get a Free Caregiver’s Guide on Don’s website. WhereisWhitneyNow.com
Please share this book with anyone you know who might benefit be they recently diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s or is a caregiver.
Having navigated illness with many clients and their loved ones and caregivers, we know this book is a vital gift.
Susan and David