Navigating the Journey of Alzheimer’s: A New Children’s Book Offers Guidance and Support

(1888PressRelease) Isabelle Schnadig’s Latest Book Grandpa Has Alzheimer’s Helps Children and Families Understand and Cope with the Disease.

CONCORD, Mass. – Acclaimed author and illustrator Isabelle Schnadig is proud to announce the release of her latest children’s book Grandpa Has Alzheimer’s. Published in both English and French in May, the book is a heartfelt and educational resource for families facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Grandpa Has Alzheimer’s follows the story of Grandpa Norman and Grandma Clarisse, whose lives change when Grandpa Norman begins to exhibit forgetful behavior. As their granddaughter learns about her grandfather’s diagnosis, she shares the changes she witnesses and how they impact her grandparents’ lives. The book offers a candid look at the effects of Alzheimer’s on both the individual and the family and delves into how the granddaughter copes with her own feelings of loss.

Isabelle Schnadig, a French-American artist, illustrator and co-author of the children’s book “My Little Brother Has Hirschsprung Disease,” brings her unique perspective and personal experience to this project. Drawing from her father’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Schnadig has crafted a story that offers guidance and support to families dealing with this difficult illness.

Schnadig shared her thoughts about the importance of the book, “I wanted to create a resource that could help children and families understand Alzheimer’s and cope with the changes it brings. It’s crucial to address the emotional impact of the disease on both the person diagnosed and their loved ones. I hope that Grandpa Has Alzheimer’s will open up conversations, provide comfort and make the journey a little bit easier for those affected.”

The book concludes with a heartfelt letter addressed to adult caregivers of family members with Alzheimer’s in which Schnadig shares her own story and experiences, providing comfort and understanding to those in similar situations.

Grandpa Has Alzheimer’s promises to be an invaluable resource for families navigating the complex emotions and challenges that come with a loved one’s diagnosis. Both the paperback and eBook versions are available in English and French, making this important work accessible to a wider audience.

Grandpa Has Alzheimer’s can be purchased online through SDP Publishing, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other retailers.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR- Isabelle Schnadig is a talented French-American artist and illustrator who has co-authored the children’s book My Little Brother Has Hirschsprung Disease. She currently resides in Concord, Mass. with her husband and children. Her personal experience with her father’s Alzheimer’s disease has driven her to provide guidance and support to families facing this challenging illness.

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