Last Call (Memoir): My Mother's Descent Into Darkness

[Paul Heller] ☆ Last Call (Memoir): My Mothers Descent Into Darkness ✓ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Last Call (Memoir): My Mothers Descent Into Darkness This is must reading for anyone embarking on the journey of caregiver and looking for advice, even as Heller says, “No one can give such advice.”Paul Heller is a Princeton graduate. But here it is. He is an entrepreneur who left New York City to care for his mother in Pennsylvania.. In spare but specific, almost poetic images, Heller evokes the despair of being buried alive with Alzheimer’s both for him the caretaker and his mother the cared-for, his unwillingness to offer up h

Last Call (Memoir): My Mother's Descent Into Darkness

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Rating : 4.93 (526 Votes)
Asin : B00FADL12S
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Number of Pages : 473 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-01-02
Language : English

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This is must reading for anyone embarking on the journey of caregiver and looking for advice, even as Heller says, “No one can give such advice.”Paul Heller is a Princeton graduate. But here it is. He is an entrepreneur who left New York City to care for his mother in Pennsylvania.. In spare but specific, almost poetic images, Heller evokes the despair of being buried alive with Alzheimer’s both for him the caretaker and his mother the cared-for, his unwillingness to offer up his mother to the assembly line of need-blind medical care, and the feeling of relief, of a debt paid in full, that came with her death. Two of Heller’s professional writing friends told him that he would be run out of town if he ever dared to publish “Last Call”, probably the most brutally honest book about caring for a parent with dementia you will ever read

Harrowing, true and moving Honora55 This is a spare memoir that clearly communicates the difficulties of caring for an elderly, addled relative. As a caregiver myself, it rang true. If you think you may ever find yourself in a care giving situation, this will prepare you for some of the craziness you will encounter. And if you are never put in

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