Wednesday, March 26, 2014

'I Will Never Forget', Award Winning Dementia Memoir By Elaine Pereira Achieves Top Amazon Rankings

Elaine Pereira's book, 'I Will Never Forget', a multi-award winning dementia memoir, is the one book on Dementia / Alzheimer's that no one else could write

'I Will Never Forget', the multi-award winning dementia memoir by Elaine Pereira, recently took the number one position on Amazon in its genre.

Elaine Pereira has written the one book on Dementia that no one else could write. She is a daughter who has lived the Dementia drama, an occupational therapist who understands the neurology and an unwavering caregiver. Pereira’s exclusive perspective has enabled her to produce a one-of-a-kind book about Dementia that encompasses several uniquely special approaches.

While most authors unveil theirs stories chronologically, Pereira’s memoir unfolds in dynamic and creative time shifts, revealing her mother’s decline in a “then and now” format, transitioning beautifully between past and present.

"I’m thrilled, ecstatic and humbled," Pereira stated, "to have finally achieved this prestigious milestone and also grateful to all the supporters who made it happen.  Like most authors, I have worked tirelessly to promote my Mother’s Story as it is Everyone’s Story.

Truthfully my mother’s journey through dementia was difficult, bewildering but also touching as those who have walked in my shoes understand so well.  Alzheimer’s is a horrific disease that robs us of our loved ones and 'I Will Never Forget' is a tribute to caregivers everywhere.  As I donate from each book sold to further Alzheimer’s awareness and research, rising to the top spot helps me help others.”

While Dementia is a serious disease not to be trivialized, Pereira believes there are humorous one-liners and anecdotes in all of life’s dramas. She blends her mother’s Dementia induced tragic mishaps, episodes of illogical thinking and agitated behaviors with tasteful hilarity as well as her ridiculous but funny remarks. The end result is a book about Dementia that is unlike any other book on Dementia ever written.

‘I Will Never Forget - A Daughter's Story of Her Mother's Arduous And Humorous Journey Through Dementia’ has received numerous, high-level industry awards. These include:

2013 Winner National Indie Excellence Award, Aging Category

2013 Bronze Winner Global EBook Awards, Aging Category
2013 Honorable Mention Reader's Favorite, Memoirs
2013 Finalist LuckyCinda Publishing Book Contest
2012 Finalist Best New Non-Fiction USA Book Awards & Hollywood Book Festival

Elaine Pereira is available for speaking engagements and media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at ‘I Will Never Forget - A Daughter's Story of Her Mother's Arduous And Humorous Journey Through Dementia’ is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other book retailers. More information is available at Pereira’s website at

About Elaine Pereira:

Elaine C. Pereira is a retired school occupational therapist who worked with special needs children. She earned her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Wayne State University and later completed her master’s degree. Pereira and her husband Joseph live in southeastern Michigan.


Elaine C. Pereira, MA  OTR/L CDP CDC
Author. Speaker. Certified Dementia Practitioner & Caregiver