Caring for Your Aging Parents Someday? Read This Book

(c) 2017 Sunday Dinner Stories   Don’t Give Up On Me! Supporting Aging Parents Successfully, A Daughter’s Intimate Memoir by Jan Simpson Benvenuti Circle of Life Partners Every memoir offers something different for the reader. Some intend to describe a personal history, to entertain the reader, to teach the reader, and/or to give the reader … Read more

Memoir Musings >The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust By Edith Hahn Beer with Susan Dworkin Synopsis Edith Hahn was born in Vienna in 1914 and lived through WWII. When she was a teenager, she was encouraged to attend university, but before she could finish her studies and become an attorney, she was … Read more

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Source: Rob Schreckhise via Unsplash.com is licensed under CC 0 1.0 public domain Maybe it is my age or just the people I hang out with, but lately, many of my friends and family members have joked that they cannot remember anything anymore. If I didn’t know better, I’d believe we are in the midst … Read more

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption By Katie Davis with Beth Clark (c) copyright 2016 Michelle Beckman, Sunday Dinner Stories Synopsis Have you ever felt led down a path that is unknown, scary, and unexpected? Upon high school graduation, nineteen-year-old Katie Davis felt led to Uganda. She left a loving and … Read more

All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother’s Dementia, with Refreshments

All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother’s Dementia, with Refreshments By Alex Witchel (c) copyright 2016 Michelle Beckman, Sunday Dinner Stories Synopsis Journalist Alex Witchel shares the “…torturous process of [her mother] disappearing in plain sight…” [p. 9]  Dementia is taking hold of her mother’s mind and body. As Alex cares for her mother, she … Read more