The Life of Nelle: The Mockingbird Next Door / Caregiving for Alzheimer’s
October 14, 2014•59 min
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. And for the last fifty years, Lee, has been living in relative solitude with her sister. Only one journalist, Marja Mills, has had the privilege of not only spending time with the sisters, but she has also been permitted to tell the story of Harper Lee. Mills looks at the life of Harper Lee, known to her friends as Nelle.
Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that today affects 5.4 million people in the U.S. alone. It ravages the brain, and destroys the person’s personality. Meryl Comer gave up her television career to care for her husband, diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, and later her mo [...]