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By Lorraine Huebert
Book Review 

Say Hello TO 'Relentless Goodbye'

 

The book "Relentless Goodbye" by Ginnie Horst Burkholder is an extremely well-written, care-giving memoir that would be great reading for professionals, current caregivers in a home or facility setting, as well as friends of a caregiver.

Ginnie generously shares her life, thoughts, and emotions as a caregiver for her husband, Nelson, as they journey together through his illness with Lewy body dementia. This form of dementia has symptoms similar to alzheimer's, plus kinetic symptoms like Parkinson's. Life expectancy after diagnosis is 7 to 20 years.

In the foreword, Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD...



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