TITLE

'I Know You'

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Shirlee; Ground, Battle
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Guideposts;Jun2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of caring for her husband who had Alzheimer's disease.
ACCESSION #
42637567

 

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