Alzheimer's

Arts & Culture
1:20 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

"I Will Not Forget" Author Recounts Mother's Journey Through Dementia

Elaine Pereira
Credit Publicity Photo

Elaine Pereira, author of the award winning memoir I Will Never Forget-A Daughter's Story of Her Mother's Arduous and Humorous Journey Through Dementia, will be at the Dayton Book Expo, along with other accomplished authors, Saturday April 27th 11-4. The Expo takes place at the David H. Ponitz Conference Center; 444 West Third Street; Dayton, Ohio 45402.  


Pereira shared her story with WYSO Weekend host Jerry Kenney.

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Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Sun July 25, 2010

Conrad & Evelyn

Conrad and Evelyn
Aileen LeBlanc

Conrad's Corner host Conrad Balliet and his square dancing partner Evelyn fell in love in later life. She was in her eighties and he in his 70s. Their love was youthful, adventurous and amorous. But then Evelyn started getting simple words mixed up. Conrad saw the signs. He took care of her as he was losing her to Alzheimer's. Aileen LeBlanc tells a very personal story of her friends Conrad and Evelyn.

Here's an audio slide show of Conrad and Evelyn's time together featuring Conrad reading a poem by Roy Croft.