When I Married My Mother : A Daughter's Search for What Really Matters - and How She Found It Caring for Mama Jo
by Jo Maeder


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"This book is important to every mother and daughter, and to every woman who wants to be one." MAYA ANGELOU.

"This generous gift of a book explores the mystery of how doing the right thing can, in the end, become infinitely more." TOMMY HAYS

"Who knew aging, memory-impaired mothers could surprise their reluctantly dutiful daughters? Jo's counter-intuitive take on caring for Mama Jo speaks to the resilience in late-life family care relationships. As author and memoirist, Jo delighted participants at Duke's Alzheimer's conference by encouraging them to seek fresh, positive and personal perspectives on caring." LISA P. GWYTHER, MSW, co-author The Alzheimer's Action Plan: A
Family Guide, Director of Duke Aging Center Family Support Program

"A wonderfully told love story for everyone." JULIE KLAM

"Two stubborn spirits come together in a shocking burst of love." SARAH KERNOCHAN

"Hilarious, poignant, and utterly relevant. And her mother I adored this book." HOPE EDELMAN

"A wise, funny, and honest memoir. I couldn't put it down." NELL SCOVELL

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Overview

"This book is important to every mother and daughter, and to every woman who wants to be one." MAYA ANGELOU.

"This generous gift of a book explores the mystery of how doing the right thing can, in the end, become infinitely more." TOMMY HAYS

"Who knew aging, memory-impaired mothers could surprise their reluctantly dutiful daughters? Jo's counter-intuitive take on caring for Mama Jo speaks to the resilience in late-life family care relationships. As author and memoirist, Jo delighted participants at Duke's Alzheimer's conference by encouraging them to seek fresh, positive and personal perspectives on caring." LISA P. GWYTHER, MSW, co-author The Alzheimer's Action Plan: A
Family Guide, Director of Duke Aging Center Family Support Program

"A wonderfully told love story for everyone." JULIE KLAM

"Two stubborn spirits come together in a shocking burst of love." SARAH KERNOCHAN

"Hilarious, poignant, and utterly relevant. And her mother I adored this book." HOPE EDELMAN

"A wise, funny, and honest memoir. I couldn't put it down." NELL SCOVELL


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780985548216
  • ISBN-10: 0985548215
  • Publisher: Vivant Press
  • Publish Date: April 2013
  • Page Count: 306
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.91 pounds


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