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Playing Along With My Dad’s Alzheimer’s Confusion

I wanted to make him comfortable in the best way I knew how

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So what if he thought the hospital was a hotel?

I traveled with my parents as both a child and a teenager, the three of us soaking up the sun and sand, enjoying good art and great food. We discovered ancient history and recent culture, and I skipped school…

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Lisa Romeo

Lisa Romeo

Author of the memoir, Starting with Goodbye (Univ. Nevada Press, 2018) http://bit.ly/SWG-LR . Professor, Bay Path MFA. Freelance writer. Editor. Writing coach.

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