Mourning the Living

"One of the hardest things you will ever have to do is to grieve the loss of a person who is still alive." Unknown   I’ve been thinking about my mom a lot since I moved to Florida. I thought about her quite a bit when I lived back home, too, but it was in … Continue reading Mourning the Living

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Mama, I’m Coming Home

I just returned from my first trip back home to visit my mom and dad. I must admit, I was a nervous wreck heading to the Tampa airport to catch my flight, so much so that I parked in the wrong parking garage. I was supposed to park in the cheap parking garage, but I … Continue reading Mama, I’m Coming Home

“Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer’s”

From the AlzAuthors Blog: Meet Lauren Dykovitz, author of "Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's" By: Lauren Dykovitz When I was just 25 years old, my whole world was turned upside down. My mom, who was 62 at the time, was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. I remember … Continue reading “Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer’s”