The Sweetest Things in Life Don’t End with Dementia

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John Gurley shares his new book of a 96-year-old man keeping fun alive for his dementia-stricken wife

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I face [dementia] every day with my wife. I love her, and even at my age I still do my best to keep her life meaningful, mentally and physically.

There are 7.7 million new cases of dementia every year, according to the World Health Organization. As the number of loved ones afflicted grows, it’s important to recognize ways to keep their lives fun.

96-year-old author and former Stanford professor John G. Gurley has spent years remaining faithful and loving to his dementia-afflicted wife. He has focused his efforts in understanding how to make her life interesting and meaningful, and decided to write a series of books about his wife, culminating in “Even More Vignettes of Yvette at Vi.”

“So many people are affected by dementia around the world,” said Gurley. “I face it every day with my wife. I love her, and even at my age I still do my best to keep her life meaningful, mentally and physically. “

Gurley hopes that his books can help bring people to an understanding of how to improve the lives of their loved ones who are stricken by dementia. The books are touching windows into the life of a man committed to keeping dementia from getting in the way of his marriage.

Even More Vignettes of Yvette at Vi
By John Gurley
Available in softcover, hardcover, e-book
Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Authorhouse

About the author
John Gurley wrote each of his four books about his wife to show that the life of a dementia patient can be made interesting and meaningful. He is a former professor of economics at Stanford and is 96 years old.

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ccainkar(at)bohlsengroup(dot)com

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