Marie Marley

Author on Alzheimer's Caregiving

Marie Marley is the author of the uplifting book, ‘Come Back Early Today: A Memoir of Love, Alzheimer’s and Joy,’ which was a finalist for five literary awards. Alzheimer's caregivers have said it helped them very much. Former caregivers say they wish they'd had it when they were caregivers. Marie is also the co-author (with Daniel C. Potts, MD, FAAN) of ‘Finding Joy in Alzheimer’s: New Hope for Caregivers.’ Both books are available on Amazon. Marie's website,, contains a wealth of helpful information for Alzheimer's caregivers. Marie has published more than 450 articles about Alzheimer’s caregiving on the Huffington Post, the Alzheimer’s Reading Room, and Maria Shriver’s website. Her work has also appeared on sites such as US Against Alzheimer’s, The Alzheimer’s Team, Alz Live, The French Huffington Post (translated into French), The Purple Jacket, Together in This, The Women's Alzheimer's Movement, Yahoo, AOL, and several other websites. She was interviewed for the book, ‘Connecting in the Land of Alzheimer’s’ (by Deborah Shouse), and was a contributor to ‘Seasons of Caring: Meditations for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers,’ published by Us Against Alzheimer’s. She wrote the Foreword to the book, ‘Caring for a Husband with Dementia’ (by Angela Gentile). She lives in Kansas City with her two adorable little Shih Tzus,--Joey and Christina. Marie can be reached at