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Take Care, Son: The Story of My Dad and His Dementia, Tony Husband, 2014

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British cartoonist Tony Husband wrote the graphic novel Take Care, Son about witnessing his father’s dementia slowly take him away from his family.

Written as an imagined conversation between Husband and his father, Ron, the book chronicles the progression of the disease and what it was like caring for someone struggling with dementia. Husband acknowledges all of the interests his father had prior to the disease and how his father slowly began to forget names, dates, and appointments.

Throughout the book, Husband and his family lovingly care for his father as best they can.

For more information about dementia, visit MedlinePlus.

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