By Nancy Avery Dafoe
In this evocative memoir, Nancy Avery Dafoe stocks the heart-wrenching adventure of taking good care of her unwell mom as she struggled, and eventually misplaced her conflict, with Alzheimer’s disorder. Weaving poetry all through, Dafoe tells her family’s tale within the wish of aiding people who find themselves navigating the murky waters of Alzheimer’s. She provides assorted ways and useful recommendation for facing the tricky existence transition that happens while mom and dad develop into ailing. At its heart, An Iceberg in Paradise is not 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 event as a loved one gazing the gradual but relentless failing of her liked mom. I enjoyed Dafoe’s sincere approach 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 dad or mum or wife could locate priceless and supportive.” — Alison Jacob, LCSW
“I discovered this e-book relatively relating many degrees. As we child boomers age and our mom and dad live longer commonly, all of us want info and to listen to others’ tales in their reports with this because it may perhaps good have an effect on many people on a really own level.” — Mark Marshall, LCSW
Nancy Avery Dafoe is a author and English educator. She is the writer of Breaking Open the field: A advisor for artistic innovations 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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