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