This book, Lessons Learned A Family and their Ten Year Journey with Alzheimer's Disease> contains 50 short stories about how this family walked with their mother through her alzheimer's journey. Each story tells of an incident that happened along the journey, how the family handled it and what practical lesson they learned which they felt they could pass on as a help to others going through this same hard to handle time. The author says 'The purpose of the book is to serve as a tool for families struggling with decisions and caring for their loved one'. Lessons Learned contains such chapters as The Diagnosis, The Decisions, Adjusting and She is Smart. Lessons Learned is written anonymously so, as the author says, the reader 'will put the face of his or her loved one into each of the stories giving the reading experiene a very personal feeling'. This book, Lessons Learned, gives some practical advice as to how to handle some of the difficult things that come up when dealing with alzheimers and not just talk about the disease itself.