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Join us as we go Trippin' around parts of the USA!

What would you do if you learned that your spouse or partner has progressive dementia, possibly Alzheimer’s disease? 

This is the brutally honest journal of one spouse and reluctant caregiver that “ran for the hills.” Of course she took her husband George along. 

What challenges did Susan encounter?  Can she enjoy the present — a journey across the U.S.A. -  while worrying about the future?  How do she and George deal with his increasing dementia symptoms? 

And the biggest question of all, after 40 years together, can they remain married and loving through it all?  Travel along with George and Susan.  You will learn, you will laugh and maybe shed a tear as you too go Alzheimer’s Trippin’ with George.
A portion of all proceed will go to organizations that support caregivers.

https://www.amazon.com/Alzheimers-Trippin-George-Diagnosis-Discovery/dp/1733546502/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1795450479 Now you can choose which cover you want. 
Joy Convertible Cover





Sunset Cover Paperback
For the Kindle version of the Sunset Cover, click here.



Don't forget to leave your honest review on Amazon and Goodreads.  Just one or two sentences will help others find the book.  Your Kindle pre-order will help my book be noticed and promoted by Amazon.  THANKS for your support!










“Just finished reading a second time. It still makes me smile. It is great. I plan on giving copies to friends!” Karen Kline, R.N., B.S.N. Faith Community Nurse, First United Methodist Church, Homosassa, Florida. Coordinator Memory Lane Respite and Support Group 


"I came to admire her sense of humor, deep compassion, sense of gratitude for friends and helpers, and tenacious spirit. Easier read than I expected."  Reader Review on Amazon
 


The Journey Continues after their 10,000-mile road trip, Susan and George strive to live fully while navigating new dementia symptoms.  Susan openly shares the moments of joy, worry, gratitude, and frustrations.

As she winds her way over the challenging moments does the caregiving burden become overwhelming?  Does she come to depend on friends and the community as much as she depends on Depends?  If so, how?

And the biggest mystery of all, will you and George and Sue find that life still has great joy in the midst of weariness, uncertainty, and change? 

 Lots of lessons in this one, and fun too.  
Kindle is scheduled to come out late fall of 2019.



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What would you do if you learned that your spouse or partner has progressive dementia, possibly Alzheimer’s disease? 
This is the brutally honest journal of one spouse and reluctant caregiver that “ran for the hills.” Of course she took her husband George along. 
What challenges did Susan encounter?  Can she enjoy the present — a journey across the U.S.A. -  while worrying about the future?  How do she and George deal with his increasing dementia symptoms? 
And the biggest question of all, after 40 years together, can they remain married and loving through it all?  Travel along with George and Susan.  You will learn, you will laugh and maybe sh…