Deborah Shouse

60 seconds with ... author Deborah Shouse

60 seconds with ... author Deborah Shouse

Q: How did the book, which chronicles your mother's Alzheimer's disease, come to be? A: I started journaling and writing down what happened every time we were together. [I asked] what is good about this situation and where are the gifts and blessings? How can I stay connected with my mom through this journey?

The HERO project for Alzheimer's

The HERO project for Alzheimer's

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As my mother drifted deeper into dementia, her friends started drifting away from her. Her grandchildren felt awkward around her and I sometimes didn't know how to interact with her.