Taking Care of Miss Bee Bee - A collection of comical stories told by a daughter who took care of her mother for over 15 years: About the Book:
Cheryl Edwards-Cannon’s mother was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in 1998, at a time when there was little information available to help her navigate the journey. It was up to Cheryl to find out what she could about how this disease would affect her mother and the rest of the family dynamics. Over time, she became the daughter extraordinaire who made the whole caregiver role look marvelously simple.
Revealed in a series of heartwarming, real-life vignettes, Cheryl’s story is designed to help the reader cope with their own challenges in taking care of those who no longer can do it for themselves. From dressing to traveling to shopping, Cheryl learns how to see the world through the eyes of her mother. In a charming, witty fashion, she describes exactly what you as a caregiver need to learn to do--and how to keep yourself from either going insane or perhaps going to jail.
Fueled by her caregiving experiences and spiritual beliefs, the author was inspired to develop a resource for families encountering eldercare challenges called Clear Path Choices, which provides one-on-one consulting, as well as a six-week learning experience designed to help families make decisions for their own lives and for those entrusted to their care.About the Author:
Cheryl Edwards-Cannon holds a masters degree of management from Aquinas College, a bachelors of science from Central Michigan University, and a certificate in gerontology from Grand Rapids Community College. One of her caregiving stories is included in the most recent publication of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias. Cheryl and her husband, Larry, reside in Belmont, Michigan. To learn more, please visit: Clear Path Choices