MIKE & ME BOOK BLOG

February 5, 2019

Sex and Intimacy with Alzheimer’s Couples

How Mike and I Kept the Spark Alive

Mike & Me author Rosalys Peel
Much has been written about the sex or intimacy problems typically associated with Alzheimer’s. But relatively little has been written about the thousands of Alzheimer’s couples who not only remain deeply in love but are also able to enjoy intimacy with their partner right to the end.
December 20, 2018
Mike & Me, An Inspiring Guide For Couple Who Choose to Face Alzheimer's Together at Home. Celebrating Holidays with Alzheimer's

Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s with Alzheimer’s

How caregivers find triumph in tragedy during the Holidays

Mike & Me author Rosalys Peel
Joy and magic are in the air at this time of year. But for millions of Alzheimer’s couples and caregivers, the holidays can also bring an overwhelming sense of sadness and loss.
November 14, 2018

Managing Alzheimer’s on a Limited Budget

Caring for your loved one at home can save countless thousands of dollars.

Mike & Me author Rosalys Peel
When Mike was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, we were far from rich. Perhaps like you we had set aside a small nest egg and were living on a modest budget. We had good health care insurance along with Mike's Medicare, but we did not have long-term health care insurance.
October 5, 2018

How Alzheimer’s Couples Stay in Love

The first rule is, "Never give up on your loved one."

Mike & Me author Rosalys Peel
It's a common fear and misconception:  As Alzheimer's advances, every couple wonders, "Will my loved one and I inevitably lose our special connection and fall out of love?"  While every couple is different, I assure you that you should never accept the notion that it's only a matter of time before your love is lost.