Carol Spencer cares for her knight in shining armor and husband of more than 30 years, Lew, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s several years ago. Carol candidly offers compassion and wisdom that she’s gained from learning to navigate life in the midst of its never ending unknowns.
What was life like with Lew before Alzheimer's, and what do you miss the most about life before the diagnosis?
How did you come to accept the fact that Lew had Alzheimer's and that he was going to have to depend on you now?
How do you deal with the stress of the slow continued dependence on you?
What have you learned through this experience, and what would you say to someone who is beginning this process?
What have you discovered about yourself, and how has this turned into a blessing?
As a caregiver for your husband with Alzheimer's, how do you handle the bad days?
You decided the Lord would take control over your situation; how would you encourage someone who is starting a similar journey?
What can you tell people who currently don't have a support system?
What can you say to the caregivers of Alzheimer's patients to inspire them?