Posts Tagged ‘alzheimer’s’

We’re paying tribute to homecare and family caregivers all of November. Poet Henry Walker wrote this special tribute for Homecare Advocate describing his mother’s quality of life with homecare services. We’re collecting stories all month long from our readers and will feature some in the upcoming Faces of Homecare segments. We appreciate Henry sending this in and hope you enjoy.

What happens when words are no longer words? When language bears no meaning, and everything is lost in translation? Over 5.4 million Americans are affected by Alzheimer’s. Here’s a glimpse of life with Alzheimer’s through a collection of poems by Henry Walker as he chronicles the struggles his mother, Jean, faces with the progression of the disease.