Love Cares: Encouraging Words and Stories from an Alzheimer's Caregiver

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9781737250746

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Alzheimer’s. Dementia. Such a diagnosis creates fear and apprehension in the hearts of families whose loved one has received it. What to do? Where to turn? Author Charles Towne had such fears and questions as he faced the long-term prospect of his wife’s illness. Through 20 years of caregiving, he found answers. In Love Cares he shares them with you.

Alzheimer’s. Dementia. Such a diagnosis creates fear and apprehension in the hearts of families whose loved one has received it. What to do? Where to turn? Author Charles Towne had such fears and questions as he faced the long-term prospect of his wife’s illness. Through 20 years of caregiving, he found answers. In Love Cares, he shares them with you.

Through short vignettes, Towne details his journey. With honesty and humor, he draws you in as he navigates his challenging life, always relying on Papa God to carry him through the tough times.

Are you or someone you love in the midst of the challenges of caregiving? As you read this book, author Towne wishes you “hope and the realization that your journey, like mine, is purpose-driven and, though at times difficult, is likely the most rewarding journey you will ever embark upon.” Because love always cares.

Endorsements

"Love Cares is a candid and profoundly inspirational look at caregivers."


-Harold G. Koenig, MD, from the Foreword, Author, The Healing Connection and Kindness and Joy, Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Health Systems


"Love Cares is the Alzheimer’s guide you didn’t know you needed but will be grateful to have found."


-Paula Spencer Scott, Author, Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers


"This beautiful teaching memoir offers an honest, sometimes humorous, yet loving window into the lives of Towne and his beloved Nan as they navigate the changing landscape of her illness."


-Renée Brown Harmon, MD, Author, Surfing the Waves of Alzheimer’s


"The right book at the right time. Author Charles Towne is thoughtful, insightful, and highly readable."


-Ted Hamilton, MD, MBA, Author, Building Bridges


"A valuable book . . . With Love Cares, caregivers will feel they have found a kind, open, and godly friend who “has been there too” and truly knows and cares about what they are going through."


-Rosemary Laird, MD, Geriatrician, Co-Author, Take Your Oxygen First


"Every caregiver should own this book. I believe Love Cares will inspire and bless everyone who reads it."


-Judith Hankes, PhD, Co-Author, Lost & Found and Found Again


"Charles Towne keeps your attention from beginning to end with the message that love cares and love prevails."


-Natasa Dragicevic, MD, PhD, Neurologist


"A wealth of invaluable insight into the day-to-day life of a caregiver and loved one."


-Ryan Mizell, MD, Neurologist


"Love Cares is a must-read inspirational experience."


-Anwar Ahmed, MD, FAAN, Chief of Neurology, AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute


More Information
Item Format Hardback
Publisher Distributed by Pacific Press Publishing
Weight (lbs) 1.160000
Page Count 214
Language English
Year Published 2023
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