Patti Davis is the author of eight books, including The Long Goodbye and The Lives Our Mothers Leave Us. She has written for Time, Newsweek, Ladies’ Home Journal, More, Harper’s Bazaar and Town and Country. She lives in Los Angeles where she runs a support group for family members of people with Alzheimer’s. The program is called Beyond Alzheimer’s. She lives with a dog and a cat who frequently walks across the keyboard and turns her work into foreign languages.