One Family at a Time

Behind every patient is a story. A family. A history. Love.

It's our privilege to step into the lives of patients and families, and to offer support during a difficult and vulnerable time. Here are just a few of their stories.

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Kirk and Melanie

Using the tools you have

Jerry and Barbara

A lifetime of catching curveballs prepared him for the challenges of caregiving.

Bill and Pam

“Pam is the dearest thing in my life. MMC honors that.”

Mark

“When I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago, my practical side took over. I decided to find the resources I’d need to live as independently as possible – and help other people do the same.”

Roy

“No one is schooled in how to be an advocate or a caregiver. Luckily, I had some skills I could adapt.”

Bill

“They gave me the tools and time I needed”

Fred

“MMC helped us peel back the veil”

Tracy

Dr. Charles Edwards and caregiver Tracey Reading had a candid, heartfelt conversation about the stages of dementia from the perspective of a caregiver.

And Who Are You?

An essay written by one of our caregivers, shared with permission.

A Precarious Journey to Memory Care

Written by a Memory Center Charlotte caregiver, who wished to remain anonymous due to the sensitive nature of this piece. We appreciate such an honest portrait of a difficult transition, it is so valuable for others to learn from those who are experiencing this first-hand. ______________________________________________________________________________ Sobbing noises woke me up in the middle of…