Alzheimer's Bibliography of Biographies and Personal Stories

Alterra. Aaron. The Caregiver: a Life with Alzheimer's. South Royalton, VT: Steeerforth Press, 2000. ISBN: 1586420070

Anifantaskis, Harry. The Diminished Mind: The Jean Tyler Story. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Tab Books, 1991. ISBN: 0830634657

Apperson, Bob. My Mother's Keeper: a Middle-Aged Son's Experiences as Caregiver for His Alzheimer's-Afflicted Mother. Authority Press, 2001. ISBN: 1929059108

Artley, Bob. Ginny: a Love Remembered. Ames, IA: Iowa State Univ. Press, 1993. ISBN: 0813821045

Atkins, Marguerite Henry. Also My Journey: a personal story of Alzheimer's. Wilton, Morehouse-Barlow, 1985.

Avadian, Brenda. Finding the Joy in Alzheimer's: Caregivers Share the Joyful Times. North Star Books, 2001. ISBN: 0963275224

Avadian, Brenda. "Where's My Shoes?": My Father's Walk through Alzheimer's. Lancaster, CA: North Star Books, 1999. ISBN: 0963275216

Avadian, Brenda. Finding the joy in Alzheimer's: caregivers share the joyful times Lancaster, Calif.: North Star Books, c2002. ISBN: 0963275224

Barkman, Lorie. Remembering, Dad?: a Journey into Memory Loss. Manitoba: Kindred Productions, 1999. ISBN: 0921788614

Baurys, Florence. A Time for Alzheimer's: a True Story. Houston, Tex. : Emerald Ink Pub., 1998.

Bayley, John. Elegy for Iris. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.

Bayley, John. Iris. London: Abacus, 1999. ISBN: 0349112150

Bayley, John. Iris and Her Friends: a Memoir of Memory and Desire. New York: W. W. Norton, 2000. ISBN: 039304856X

Bayley, John. Iris and the Friends: a Year of Memories. London: Duckworth, 1999. ISBN: 0715629328

Bell, Sherry M. Visiting Mom: An Unexpected Gift. Sedonia, AZ: Elder Press, 2000. ISBN: 0967708109

Boden, Christine. Who Will I Be When I Die? North Blackburn, Victoria, Australia: HarperCollins Religious, 1998. ISBN: 1863717331

Blank, Louis. Alzheimer's challenged & conquered? London: Foulsham, 1995. ISBN: 0572021968

Boggs, J. Robert. I'll Move Over: Spouse and Family Strees in Dealing with Alzheimer's. 3rd ed. Winona Lake, IN: Boggs' Books, 1999. ISBN: 0964888017

Bristow, Lois. Will I be Next? the Terror of Living with Familial Alzheimer's Disease; Bea Gorman's life story. Acampo, CA: Hope Warrne Press, 1996.

Brown, Dorothy S. Handle with Care: a Question of Alzheimer's Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1984. ISBN: 0879752718 (hb); 0932910475 (pbk.)

Burchett, Harold Ewing. Last Light: Staying True through the Darkness of Alzheimer's/ Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2002. ISBN: 1576832988

Caldwell, Marianne. Gone without a Trace. Forest Knolls, CA: Elder Books, 1995. See Book Reviews Page

Callahan, Sally. My Mother's Voice Forest Knolls, CA: Elder Books, 1998. ISBN: 0943873495

Cassel, Franklin K. Flowers for Peggy. Lancaster, PA. (Brethren Village, P.O. Box 5093) : F. Cassel, 1997.

Childress, Ellen. Shattered Lives: Finding Hope in the Midst of Alzheimer's and Other Related Dementias. Pittsvurgh, PA: Dorrance Publishing, 2000. ISBN: 0805948120

Clark, Eunice A. When Mother Came to Live: Coping with Alzheimer's. Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, 2002. ISBN: 0759696837

Cloud, Marie. Stolen Memories: One Family's Experience With Alzheimer's Disease. Writer's Club Press/iUniverse, ISBN: 0595158498

Combs, Linda. A Long Goodbye Winston Salem, NC: Combs Publishing.

Combs, Linda. A Long Goodbye and Beyond: Coping With Alzheimer's. Bookpartners Inc., 1998. ISBN: 1885221835

Cohen, Elizabeth. The House on Beartown Road: A Memoir of Learning and Forgetting. New York: Random House, 2003. ISBN: 0375507272

Confer, Grayce Bonham. Alzheimer's: Another Opportunity to Love. Kansas City, MO: Beacon Hill Press, 1992. ISBN: 0834114038

Cooney, Eleanor. Death in Slow Motion: My Mother's Descent into Alzheimer's. New York: HarperCollins, 2003. ISBN: 0066213967

Coperman-High. Barbara. Elsie's Silent Cries. Ontario: B. Coperman-High, 2000. ISBN: 0920439381

Curtman, Rose Marie. My Renaissance: a Widow's Healing pilgrimage to Tuscany. Sterling, Va.: Capital Books, 2002. ISBN: 1931868042

Danforth, Art. Living with Alzheimer's: Ruth's Story: the Personal Story of Two Victims of Senile Dementia. Falls Church, VA: Prestige Press, 1986.

Daniel, John. Looking After: A Son's Memoir. Counterpoint Press, 1997. ISBN: 887178597

Danna, Jo. When Alzheimer's Hits Home. Briarwood, NY: Palomino Press, 1995. ISBN: 0961003642

Darby, Jean. I Still Love You: the Love Story of an Alzheimer's Caregiver. 1stBooks Library, 2001. ISBN: 0759620199

Darnell, Owen. A Room without Doors Ormond Beach, FL: Flagler Chapter Alzheimer's Association, 1995.

Davidson, Ann. Alzheimer's, a Love Story: One Year in My Husband's Journey. Secaucus, NJ : Carol Pub. Group, 1997. ISBN: 1559724188

Davis, Maggie Steincrohn. Caring in Remembered Ways: the Fruit of Seeing Deeply. Blue Hill, ME: Heartsong Books, 1999. ISBN: 0963881337

Davis, Patti. Angels Don't Die: My Father's Gift of Faith. HarperCollins, 1995. ISBN: 0060173246

Davis, Patti. A Long Goodbye. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. ISBN: 0679450920

Davis, Robert and Betty. My Journey into Alzheimer's Disease. Wheaton, IL : Tyndale House Pub., 1969.

Donahue, Sandie. Fading Angel: a Chronicle of Love. Banbury Publishing. ISBN: 0970600704

Debaggio, Thomas. Losing My Mind: An Intimate Look at Life With Alzheimer's. Free Press, 2002. ISBN: 0743205650

Dodge, Tom. Oedipus Road: Searching for a Father in a Mother's Fading Memory. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1996. ISBN: 0875651534

Dyer, Joyce. In a Tangled Wood: an Alzheimer's Journey Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1996.

Ellison, George Vernon. She Never Said Goodbye (My wife's disappearance down a road of no return - Alzheimer's) Aquarius House Press, 2000. ISBN: 1882888510

Erb, Clinton A. Losing Lou-Ann. Brandon, VT: Holistic Education Press, 1996. ISBN: 0962723266

Ernaux, Annie. I Remain in Darkness. Seven Stories Press, 2001. ISBN: 1583220526

Gamba, Louis F. Natalina, Once So Bright Pitttsburgh: CeShore Pub. Co., 2000. ISBN: 1585010227

Gard, Robert Edward. Beyond the Thin Line. Madison, Wis.: Prairie Oak Press, 1992.

Gorman, Bea. Will I Be Next?: The Terror of Living with Familial Alzheimer's Disease. Forest Knolls, CA: Elder Books

Grant, Linda. Remind Me Who I Am Again. London: Granta Books, 2000. ISBN: 1862072442

Gray, David Dodson. I Want to Remember: a Son's Reflection on His Mother's Alzheimer Journey. Wellesley, MA: Roundtable Press, 1993.

Grubbs, William M. In Sickness & in Health: Caring for a Loved one with Alzheimer's Disease. Forest Knolls, CA: Elder Books ISBN: 0943873126

Guerreno, Gene. Love Meets Alzheimer's. Rutledge Books, 2000. ISBN: 158244062X

Ham, Jerry. This Stranger in Our House: A Book of Poetry. Spokane, WA : Inland Northwest Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association (720 W. Boone Ave., Suite 101, Spokane, WA 99201), 1999.

Haugse, John E. Heavy Snow: My Father's Disappearance into Alzheimer's Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 1999. ISBN: 1558746773

Heckman-Owen, Carol. Life with Charlie: coping with an Alzheimer spouse or other dementia patient and keeping your sanity. Ventura, CA: Pathfinder Pub., 1992. ISBN: 0934793417

Heinemann, Faith M. A different reality: Alzheimer's love story. [California? : F. Heinemann], 2000. ISBN: 0966523431

Henderson, Cary Smith. Partial view: an Alzheimer's Journal. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1998. ISBN: 0-87074-438-0

Heywood, Bernard. Caring for Maria: an experience of successfully coping with Alzheimer's Disease. Rockport, Mass. : Element, 1994.

Hilden, Julie. The Bad Daughter. Chapel Hill, NC: Alongonquin Books, 1998. ISBN: 1565121856

Holland, Gail Bernice. For Sasha, with Love: An Alzheimer's Crusade: The Anne Bashkiroff Story. New York: Dembner Books, 1985.

Honel, Rosalie Walsh. Journey with Grandpa: our family's struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988. ISBN: 0801837219

Jahraus, Cecil D. Alice, Artas, and Alzheimer's. Bismark, ND: C. Jaharus, 1995.

Kaylan, Amelia. Don't cry alone. Kingston, Ont.: A.E. Hogeboom, Brown & Martin, 1985. ISBN: 0969212607

Kidd-Madison, Nellie. Living with John: and Alzheimer's Disease, Wellness Institute, 2000. ISBN: 158741061

Knowles, Carrie. The Last Childhood: a family story of Alzheimer's New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000. ISBN: 0609806483

Konek, Carol Wolfe. Daddyboy: a memoir. St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1991. ISBN: 1555971539

Kraft, Frances A. Fading: one family's journey with a woman silenced by Alzheimers. Detroit Lakes, MN: BL Publications, 2000. ISBN: 1890766143

Love is Ageless: stories about Alzheimer's Disease, edited by Jessica Bryan. 2nd ed. Felton, CA: Lompico Creek Press (P.O. Box 1403 Felton, CA 95018-1403), 2002. ISBN: 0961931116

MacDonald, Hugh. Looking for Mother. (A book of poetry) Winsor, Ontario, Canada: Black Moss Press, 1995. (Dist. by Firefly Books, Ltd. Sparks Ave., Willowdale, Ontario M2H2S4 ISBN 0-88753-259-4 ISBN 0-88753-255-1 $14.95) See Book Reviews page.

McGowin, Diana Friel. Living in the Labyrinth: a Personal Journey through the Maze of Alzheimer's. New York: Delacorte Press, 1993. Large print ed.: Thorndike, ME: Thorndike Press, c1993. ISBN: 0786200669 (hbk.); 0786200677 (pbk.) See Book Reviews Page

McKiernan, Bernadette. Talking to Myself : The Inspirational Journal of a Mad Caregiver. B. McKiernan, 1998. ISBN: 0970982402

McQuilkin, J. Robertson. A Promise Kept. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House, 1998.

Marcell, Jacqueline. Elder Rage or, Take My Father... Please! How To Survive Caring For Aging Parents. Impressive Press, 2001. ISBN: 0967970318.

Miller, Sue. The story of my father: a memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. ISBN: 0375414797

Mitchell, Marilyn. Dancing on quicksand: a gift of friendship in the age of Alzheimer's. Boulder: Johnson Books, c2002. ISBN: 1555663214

Murphy, Beverly Bigtree. He Used to Be Somebody: a journey into Alzheimer's Disease through the eyes of a caregiver. Boulder, Colo.: Gibbs Associates, c1995. See Book Reviews Page

Naughtin, Gerry & Terry Laidler. When I Grow Too Old to Dream. Australia: Collins Dove, 1991.

Pierce, Charles. Hard To Forget: an Alzheimer's Story New York: Random House, 2000. ISBN: 0679452915

Rain, Mary Summer Love Never Sleeps: Living At Home With Alzheimer's Hampton Roads Publishing Co., 2002. ISBN: 157174325.

Roach, Marion. Another Name for Madness. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. ISBN: 0395353734

Rose, Larry. Show Me the Way to Go Home. Forest Knolls, CA: Elder Books, 1996. ISBN: 0943873088 See Book Reviews Page.

Rozelle, Ron. Into that Good Night. New York: Farrar, Straux and Giroux, 1998. ISBN: 0374177112

Seegmiller, Judy. Life with Big Al (Early Alzheimer's): A Caregivers Diary. Alexanders Publishing, 2000. ISBN: 157636108X

Seymour, Claire. Precipice: Learning to Live with Alzheimer's Disease. New York: Vantage Press, 1983.

Shanks, Lela Knox. Your Name is Hughes Hannibal Shanks: a Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Lincoln: University of Nebraska Pess, 1996. ISBN: 080324245X

Sibley, Brenda Parris Waiting for the Morning: A Mother and Daughter's Journey through Alzheimer's Disease., 2001. ISBN: 0-595-18782-X

Siegel, Frances. Living with Alzheimer's Disease: One Couple's Journey. Berkeley: Regent Press, 2000. ISBN: 1889059811

Simpson, Robert & Ann. Through the wilderness of Alzheimer's. Minneapolis, Minn.: Augsburg, 1999. ISBN: 0806638915

Smoller, Esther Strauss. I Can't Remember: family stories of Alzheimer's Disease. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 1997.

Snyder, Lisa. Speaking our minds: personal reflections from individuals with Alzheimer's. New York: W. H. Freeman, 1999. ISBN: 0716732246

Spohr, Betty Baker. To Hold a Falling Star. Seattle, WA: Longmeadow Press, 1990. See Book Reviews page.

Starkman, Elain Marcus. Learning to Sit in Silence Watsonville, CA: Papier-Mache Press, 1993. See Book Reviews page.

Upton, Rosemary Mason. Glimpses of Grace: a family struggles with Alzheimer's. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1990.

Vogt, Kenneth. Our Journey: diary of a caregiver Kansas City, Mo.: Beacon Hill Press, 1992.

Wall, Frank A. Where did Mary Go?: a loving husband's struggle with Alzheimer's. Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 1996.

Walsh, Mary B. One Family's Journey through Alzheimer's. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House, 2000. ISBN 0-8423-4095-6 See Book Reviews

Wirsig, Woodrow. I love you, too. New York: M Evans, 1990.

Womack, Dorothy. Crowing Touches: [poems] Tullahoma, TN (411 Old Manchester Hwy.): D. Womack, 1999.

Womack, Dorothy. Passage into Paradise. San Jose: Writer's Club Press/iUniverse, 2002. ISBN: 0595249264 See Book Reviews

Zabbia, Kim Howes. Painted diaries: a mother and daughter's experience through Alzheimer's. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 1996. ISBN: 157749007X

Zeiger, Genie. How I Find Her. Sherman Asher Publishing, 2001. ISBN: 1890932167

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