Why do we tell stories? Stories have been with us since the beginning of our history as people. We speak them to our children, we recall them as we age. We use them to bridge divides, to establish commonality, to illustrate lessons. Stories ground us in the beauty and pain of the human experience. Stories can help us heal.
Have a look at some of our guest posts below discussing this month’s topic:
The Power of a Story.
Hello I Must Be Going by Michaele O'Leary-Reiff
Little did I know then, the dark truth hidden in those seemingly light-hearted words; the man I would eventually marry would be taken from me all too soon by the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer's: 20/20 Hindsight by Jane Gayer
It’s easy to be knowledgeable about events after they happened, but sometimes very difficult to catch things as they unfold. I guess that’s where the old axiom about 20/20 hindsight comes from.
Coming Out & Pushing Back Against Alzheimer's Part 1, by Joan Brunwasser
Participating in these various ways helped us to feel that we were pushing back at the disease rather than just letting it push us around. Throughout coping with the disease, Bernie maintained his pleasant personality.
Share Your Story
Do you have personal experience with this conversation topic, or with Alzheimer’s in general? We’d love for you to experience the interactive documentary starting with Pam and Ed’s Portrait.Share Your Story
Order the Genius of Marian
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Did you know we made a documentary film?
The Genius of Marian follows the journey of Pam and Ed as they navigate the process of Alzheimer’s together.
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