These letters to a long-term dementia caregiver draw on the author's own years of caring for his mother through the stages of moderate, severe, very severe and late-stage Alzheimer's. In this moving, deeply humane and surprisingly uplifting book, poet Mike Barnes shows that a side of dementia that is almost entirely missing from public discussions of their condition: 'All people with dementia, and some of them strikingly, show depths of sensitive awareness, resilience rising to heroism, and a capacity for joyful relatedness.'
Be With Letters to a Carer
Paperback (08 Feb 2019) | English
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