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AlzheimersAuthorsPermissionAnnCampenallaA decade ago it was difficult for a caregiver to find relatable books to sustain them as they struggled to make sense of their new role in life. Thankfully, that’s changed. Caregivers can now choose from hundreds of memoirs and informational tomes. One of the best of the former category is Ann Campanella’s “Motherhood Lost and Found: A Memoir.” What makes this book stand out, aside from fine writing, is that the author was enduring not only the agony of losing her mother to Alzheimer’s but also a series of miscarriages.

Read the full article on HealthCentral about Ann and her road to motherhood while her mother was living with dementia:

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