Close to Me, But Far Away: Living with Alzheimer's
University of Missouri Press, 2001 - 160 páginas
Publisher Fact Sheet Wheeler provides insight into what a caregiver's day is like, as he shares his most intimate thoughts with us. The book provides a window into the author's personal life as he seeks to confront his own ineptitude & the occasional despair he feels as he deals daily with Alzheimer's.
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Página 13 - Keep putting one foot in front of the other, again and again and again. Unfortunately, that act is more difficult than it sounds. There are moments when "Why?