Books as Bridges
Reasons to believe in Books as Bridges.
"Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia is a challenged faced by many
families. I am delighted to learn about your commitment to helping caregivers and I applaud you for your
“Reminiscence by Mary Beth Sloan and Derek Ferebee is a beautifully crafted book, with exquisite photography
accompanied by short, thoughtful poems. When you want to visit a loved one in a hospital or nursing home, for
example, but don't know what to say, take this book with you. It will stimulate both conversation and cherished
Kathleen V. Logan, co-author, Second Blooming for Women: Growing a Life That Matters After Fifty.
“Mary Beth, what a great afternoon! The following day (the day after you worked with Mom) mom was still
on a high from the experience with you. When I told her about going to the church after exercise class finished
on Wed. to celebrate one of the ladies' birthdays, she suggested that we should get
back to exercising!! Her positive experience with you was a gift that keeps on giving
God bless you!”
Mary Blanchard, daughter of Edna Rojotte Pensacola, FL.
“Every senior residence facility in America is going to want these books.”
Kathleen Koch, Director of Community Relations, Sunrise Fox Chapel, PA
“I know Reminiscence is designed for caregivers and people who have difficulty reading, but I like reading it for
myself. It helps me to feel calm and I love the pictures. The pictures are so beautiful and the writings are very
Linda Kimball, Long Beach, CA
“During one of my assessments, an 80 year old client was fascinated with Dodger’s journey out West. This is
not just a children’s book. “
An ALF Marketing Director, Gulf Breeze
Since these are tools to help give loved ones the chance to communicate with each other, give them a voice.
Please give us your feedback so we can continue to add any information that could be beneficial to others.
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Dodger Goes West