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Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade

Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade

The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey

by Deborah Barr, Edward G. Shaw, and Gary Chapman

"Powerful testimony to the lasting nature and immense power of human relationships." —Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, co-author, "The 36-Hour Day"

About the Book and Authors

About the Book and Authors

The five love languages have revitalized relationships and saved marriages from the brink of disaster. Can they also help individuals, couples, and families cope with the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease?

Read an Excerpt From

Read an Excerpt From "Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade"

"If I had known before we married that she was going to develop early-onset Alzheimer's, I still would have married her in a heartbeat." Co-author Edward Shaw shares he and his wife Rebecca's story.

Bracing for the Silver Tsunami: An Article by Deborah Barr

Bracing for the Silver Tsunami: An Article by Deborah Barr

If a real tsunami were headed for American shores, we would mobilize with urgency, taking every precaution to protect our lives, property, and national interests. We should not take the "silver tsunami" any less seriously.

Sweet Tweets

Sweet Tweets

Get great insight on the five love languages ... in 140 characters or less.

Connect With Gary Chapman on Facebook

Connect With Gary Chapman on Facebook

Like Gary Chapman on Facebook for practical advice and inspiration you can apply to your love life.

Events Calendar

Events Calendar

An author-hosted conference or event is a great first step to getting the marriage you've always wanted.

How to Keep Love Alive Through the Alzheimer's Journey: A Patheos Q&A with Deborah Barr

How to Keep Love Alive Through the Alzheimer's Journey: A Patheos Q&A with Deborah Barr

"It is always the care partner, not the person with the disease, who must adapt, modifying the metaphorical 'dance steps' of the love relationship."

Daily Devotional

Daily Devotional

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia can be emotionally, physically, and spiritually exhausting. This seven-day devotional is for caregivers on the Alzheimer's journey.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

A Descent Into Darkness, but Never Alone

A Descent Into Darkness, but Never Alone

Keeping Love Alive When Memories Fade reassures us that the language of love can be spoken and heard even when words, memories, gestures, and habits have all faded away.

Love Is Stronger Than Alzheimer's

Love Is Stronger Than Alzheimer's

Dave Willis

This book reminded me that while the relationship will indeed look different when Alzheimer’s enters the picture, there are many unique blessings that can come alongside the many unique challenges.

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