I want to share a post from Vicki Tapia who tells her family's story in her book Somebody Stole My Iron
A Family Memoir of Dementia — by Vicki Tapia
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, in 2014, 15.5 million caregivers provided an estimated 17.9 billion hours of unpaid care. As a caregiver, have you ever wished you were somewhere —anywhere— else? How do you proceed to love this stranger who barely resembles the parent or spouse you once knew? What do you do when your emotions get the best of you? Do you sometimes feel quite alone in the world? Somebody Stole My Iron can help to validate those feelings and offer insights on coping. You aren’t alone!
2015 High Plains Book Award Finalist!
The Billings Public Library Board has established the High Plains Book Awards to recognize regional authors and/or literary works which examine and reflect life on the High Plains including the states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, and Kansas, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.