A tale of comfort and laughter in the kitchen is the May Library Pick of the Month

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May is for mothers and for this month's Dementia Australia Library Pick of the Month, our librarians have chosen a beautiful resource about life with a mum with dementia. 'Feeding my Mother' is a tale of comfort and laughter in the kitchen as a daughter lives with her mum's memory loss.

This edition of the inspirational number one bestseller draws on a new year of Jann’s diaries and her mother’s final days.

When beloved singer and songwriter Jann Arden’s parents built a house just across the way from her, she thought they would be her refuge from the demands of her career. And for a time that was how it worked. But then her dad fell ill and died, and just days after his funeral, her mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

In this number one bestseller, the author shares what it is like for a daughter to become her mother’s caregiver–in her own frank and funny words, and in recipes she invented to tempt her mum. This book is full of heartbreak, but also full of love and wonder.

It is available to loan from the Library in hard copy and through our e-collection by clicking here.

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