READER'S ROCK LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE VOL 2 ISSUE 4 NOVEMBER 2014 Vol. 1 Issue 3 September 2013 - Page 72

MANUEVERING THRU DEMENTIA WHILE MAINTAINING YOUR SANITY Rosemary Barkes won the Erma Bombeck Writing Competition when she was sixty-four, and she has been writing ever since. Her work has appeared in Taste of Home magazine, several central Ohio newspapers, and a book compilation. She holds Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Ohio State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Dayton. THE DEMENTIA DANCE Rosemary Barkes has been there, done that. Her experience with her mother’s dementia challenged her to find ways to deal with the disease with tact and dignity. She learned how to: ? Identify signs of dementia ? Choose an appropriate living facility ? Become an advocate ? Work with dementia ? Relate to dementia victims ? Reduce stress in a volatile situation ? Maintain her sanity She found heartache, joy, love, and peace through it all. Soft Cover 978-1-59977-049-9 E-book: 978-1-4141-2367-7