A Year to Remember...
with My Mother and Alzheimer's Disease

In Memory of

I'm Brenda S. Parris. In August 1994, I quit graduate school at Florida State and came home to Alabama to take care of my mother who had Alzheimer's Disease. I took care of her until the end of December 1995 when we put her in a nursing home. Then she died in April 1996.

I want to share all the information I can find about this disease because I know that knowledge is essential to being a good caregiver. Even those who are not caregivers need to know about this disease because almost everyone knows someone who has Alzheimer's, and probably most of us are at risk for getting it ourselves.

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My Mother's Story
My Journal
My Poetry
Special Times/Special People
Photograph Album
Reflections: Looking Back Now


Caregiver Resources
Alzheimer's Research Links
Alzheimer's in the News
Other Personal Homepages
Alzheimer's Association Chapters
Alzheimer's Organizations Worldwide


Links to Alzheimer's Poetry & Art
Some Contributed Poetry
The Alzheimer Angel by Steven Stoker
Children's Book Bibliography


Alzheimer's Bibliographies
Alzheimer's Book Reviews
Online Periodicals
Alzheimer's Filmography


Find Your Local Chapter
of the Alzheimer's Association


Alzheimer's Warning Signs,
Safe Return, & More


Listservs, Newsgroups, Forums
Chat Groups |


Other Dementias & Related Diseases
Seniors Sites & Aging Resources
Search Engines | Grief Resources


Some Internet Respite | Music | Send a Greeting | HTML Help

Other Diseases
Candles & Causes

About Me
Credits | Awards
Memberships | Rings

Index & Contents
Details on Updates

Thank you for visiting my page. I hope you'll come again.
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or email me at:bsparris@charter.net

Disclaimer: The author of this page is not a health care professional, does not give medical advice, and is not associated with any official Alzheimer's organizations, but rather is a former family caregiver who desires to pass along links and information. Neither am I responsible for the content of any links outside this page. Please consult your physician for any medical advice, and I encourage you to find support from the Alzheimer's Association and the local chapter in your area.

The author of this website does try to always give credit to whom credit is due, but sometimes wishes to share something helpful even though not being able to determine the author or creator. If you see anything on this website for which I have not given credit and you know who the author or creator is, please let me know so that I can give proper credit. If I have used something of yours, please email me at bpsibley@mindspring.com, and I will give you credit exactly as you wish or will remove your work from my site if you desire.

This page was updated last on April 8, 1999.
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Email me at: bsparris@charter.net

Copyright © 1996-2004 Brenda S. Parris