Megan and Emmalia are BFFs and discover they share a secret. Both of their grandmothers have Alzheimer’s disease. During their girls-sleepover at Megan’s, they talk about what it’s like for them and the concerns they share about their grandmothers. They both experience anger, frustration and impatience, yet have great love and respect for their grandmothers.
Grandmama experiences numerous changes in her daily routines and behaviors. This story weaves specific examples of dementia behaviors throughout the storyline as seen through the eyes of the girls and Megan’s family.
Megan and Emmalia’s stories will help children of various ages, and adults, have a deeper understanding of what can happen to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s an educational tool that allows for family discussions – a chance to talk about feelings and concerns. This is a story of how all family members can come together, with compassion and love, to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia.