Andrea Gillies narrates the five who has dedicated to taking care of in-laws, alzheimer patients in poppies of oblivion. Ensures that resources are needed and not only economic. There comes a time in family living with Alzheimer’s is impossible. 24 million people suffer worldwide dementia largely alzheimer. Andrea Gillies confesses that his life has not returned to be the same, she nor it is, that the experience of caring for her sick alzheimer’s mother-in-law has been devastating and that, although it may seem hard put it, would not do. And it is to care for a person with dementia is not enough love, says.
Not only economic resources are needed. And learn techniques to deal with the situation. Families need, first and foremost, information for living with a disease that is very hard, adds Andrea Gillies. So clara shown Gillies when talking about what has been lived just five years when, for love, he decided to leave his profession – until then worked as a journalist freelance – to care for their in-laws. A history of suffering for all of her, her husband and their three children decided to leave home and lives to move to a beautiful place of the Scottish coast and overturned in the care of parents. Morris was very ill and bedridden in a wheelchair, although with the lucid head, and the brains of Nancy already showed early symptoms of Alzheimer’s. And what trusted would be a win-win, although difficult experience, he finished in a history of deep, relentless and irretrievable suffering that lasted two years and that has left a bitter memory in its protagonists, especially in Andrea, who a released time and making use of his Office, decided to have it written. Poppies of oblivion (topics of today) is the result. A book that has already been best sellers in the United Kingdom, where public television, the BBC, wheel currently a series based on the lived experience by Andrea Gillies and his family.