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Jean Lee

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Jean Lee lives with her husband in small-town Ohio, twenty minutes from anything. Although she worked full time while her parents had Alzheimer's, she is now retired after twenty-two years of teaching elementary school. Her children are married with children of their own. Five grandchildren are her greatest blessings.

After writing about the loss of both parents in her memoir, Alzheimer's Daughter, Jean became a cofounder of https://alzauthors.com. This unique blog seeks out authors of best-selling, well-vetted books written about Alzheimer's and dementia, collating these resources for those living with memory impairment and their caregivers.

Now Jean giggles at the keyboard while creating her latest books, Lexi's Triplets and Lexi's Litter
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Jean Lee I try to leave my writing at a point where I can't wait to write the next line. That way the writing lures me back, keeps calling to me to return.
Jean Lee The best thing about being a writer is connecting with a reader.
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“The upside of Alzheimer’s; new mother.” (Smith’s Six-Word Memoirs)My mother, Effie Johnson, was second generation Alzheimer’s. Her mother, Emma Sue (for whom I was named) died from Alzheimer’s when she was 87 years old in 1986, in the same nursing home in Jackson, Mississippi where my mother would spend the final eight years of her life. I remember wa... Read more of this blog post »
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"“Angry people are not always wise.” – Jane Austen After a standoff in the pizza parlor, Elsie Bennet has decided Fitzwilliam “I-Throw-Fitz” Darcy is the worst customer she’s ever encountered. Also the best looking, but that’s beside the point. ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Jean Lee added a status update: I just read a new caregiver book, What About Me? by Shirley Rieker. Very nice, short read, honestly written in a positive tone.
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Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
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