• By Walkertown Branch
  • Posted Saturday, March 2, 2019

“The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” Author Talk with Debbie Barr

An Author Talk with Debbie Barr, a health educator and writer, will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. Barr is the author of two books about Alzheimer’s disease. She will discuss what Alzheimer’s and dementia are, how to communicate love to a person with dementia, and how dementia caregivers can avoid burnout. She co-authored the book “Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” with Gary D. Chapman and Edward G. Shaw.

Debbie Barr is the author/co-author of five books. Her book “Grace for the Unexpected Journey: A 60-Day Devotional for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Caregivers,” won the 2018 Digital Book World award for “Best Inspirational Book.” “Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” was published in 2016 .

Barr has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Penn State and a master's degree in health education from East Carolina University. A master certified health education specialist, she volunteers as a community educator for the Western Carolinas chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. She is employed by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center as a health educator for a research study.

More information about Barr is available at debbiebarr.com or her Amazon Author Page.

Signed copies of “Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” and "Grace for the Unexpected Journey, her devotional book for dementia caregivers," will be available for purchase.

Free public event. No reservations required.

Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey with Debbie Barr

Saturday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Walkertown Branch Library
2969 Main St. Walkertown, NC 27051

Call (336) 703-2990 for more information.
Click here for driving directions.


Upcoming Classes and Dates