There’s Always a Silver Lining: Kimberly Williams-Paisley Shares Her Story as an Alzheimer’s CaregiverThe Alzheimer's Site
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s has its share of difficulties, as ‘Nashville’ star Kimberly Williams-Paisley knows all too well. When her mother was diagnosed with dementia, Kimberly immediately stepped into the role of caregiver. In her new book, ‘Where the Light Gets In,’ Kimberly recounts her experience and offers guidance to others going through a similar struggle. Watch Kimberly discuss learning to interact with her mother in new ways and how important it is to focus on finding the positives in any experience.
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