An Alzheimer’s toolbox for caregivers, detailed in the story of one woman’s effort to love her mother until the end.


Praise for Finding Grace:

This is, quite simply, a beautiful book. Julie Nielsen’s memoir tells the story of caring for her mother through Alzheimer’s disease – and the many practical and emotional challenges along the way. If you are facing a similar situation, this book is like a supportive friend who has been there and can guide you on your journey. I highly recommend it.
— Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach, business educator and New York Times-bestselling author, ranked the number one leadership thinker in the world by Thinkers50
While a practical guide for addressing the challenge of Alzheimer’s, this book is framed in a story about the best in people and the worst in others. It is a touching account of love between mother, daughter, family, and friends, and the tender care of those impacted by this difficult disease. It is a must-read for both its practical advice and loving guidance.
— Tracy Maylett, Ed.D, is the CEO of DecisionWise, and author of MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement and The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results.
This book tells a story. A story that will pull you in and provide a mindful, loving, truthful, and often humorous guide in managing a loved one through the journey of Alzheimer’s disease. Nielsen has provided a gift full of tools and mindsets that will help those of us facing this daunting task with ‘grace.’
— Dr. Virginia Bianco-Mathis, Professor and Director of the HRM Program at Marymount University; Partner, Strategic Performance Group; and author of Leading from the Inside Out: A Coaching Model, Organizational Coaching, and Building Coaching Organizations (pending, 2017)
As you can see in this book, I come from a family of strong women. I was taught the importance of caring for each other, and Julie’s book strengthens that value by giving others the tools they need to care for their loved ones as she so selflessly did.
— Erica Nielsen, elementary school teacher, editor, niece of the author, and granddaughter of Betty Nielsen