Rabbi Michele Brand Medwin, D.Min, LMHC

Rabbi Michele Brand Medwin is rabbi emeritus of Temple Sholom in Monticello, NY. She is the author of Alzheimer's Families: Emotional and Spiritual Tools for Coping, A Spiritual Travel Guide to the World of God-Part I: Packing for the Journey and Part II-God Questions on the Journey. She has a part-time psychotherapy practice.

Re-Envisioning Alzheimer’s

Rabbi Michele Brand Medwin, D.Min, LMHC
While praying to God for help and solace, it struck me that there may be a different way to think about Alzheimer's. When Miriam's mind seems distant, the "person" I used to know is not really gone, but just gone from me, at those moments.