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Oct 22, 2018: Eye on New Mexico – Featuring Dale Perini

This is some of the latest information on Alzheimer’s from the Alzheimer’s Association in New Mexico. My dad is speaking about caregiving. Check it out.

Jul 21, 2018: RWA National Conference Workshop – Transforming a Good Book into a Great Book

This week I was lucky enough to give a new workshop at the Romance Writers of American National Conference. My topic was How to Transform a Good Book into a Great Book. I was, unfortunately, under the weather so had to leave early, but I’m so thankful for those of you who stopped and said how […]

Jul 04, 2018: Independence Day – The Meaning Behind the Day

Today is Independence Day. The Fourth of July. It’s a day of fireworks, barbecues, swimming and summer fun, but today is actually the day commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It’s been celebrated every year since 1777. For me, today holds a lot of meaning. Legs of both sides […]

Jun 23, 2018: Untangling Alzheimer’s by Tam Cummings

This video is 1:47 minutes, but it is well worth watching. I wish I had seen the video 15 years ago. It’s important. I would suggest watching it all the way through, because it has some vital information at the end regarding dealing with loved ones. If you’re a caregiver, know a caregiver, or know […]

Apr 14, 2018: Writers are Amazing – Autographed Books to Help Fight Alzheimer’s

What’s Going On? I finally get to share a really neat project that I’ve been working on! The Alzheimer’s Association: New Mexico Chapter is hosting a gala to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. I attended last year and it was SO MUCH FUN. I asked if they might be interested in some AUTOGRAPHED books to auction off…cause […]

Sep 29, 2017: If I Had Five More Minutes …

By Dale Perini My wife, Karen, whom I have been married to for 55 years as of February 9, 2018, is afflicted with Alzheimer’s. I took her to see a Neurologist for the first time in 2004. He said her only problem was the ability to focus, which supposedly happens to a lot to long […]

Sep 29, 2017: #1 Memory Challenge – Sample Videos and Posts

The #1 Memory Challenge is easy! It’s 3 steps! 1) Record a memory through a video, photo and/or writing a story and post it on social media. 2) Challenge 2-5 others to share a memory and tag them. 3) Give them 24 hours to accomplish the challenge or to donate to the Alzheimer’s Association (or […]

Sep 29, 2017: #1 Memory Challenge – How to Upload a Video to FB from iPhone/IPad

Some folks have asked me how to upload a video to FB for the #1MemoryChallenge, so I thought I’d offer this quick tutorial. I hope it helps! Once you have created a video, go to where the videos are stored (on IOS it’s in the Photos app). Click on the video. Then choose the Share button […]

May 28, 2017: Lisa Genova – What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s (TED)

This presentation is worth watching and linking to. There are so many truths about Alzheimer’s here. 

Jul 20, 2016: USA Today’s Happily Ever After Blog Featured Robin Perini’s Hope … a World Without Alzheimer’s

I’m so honored that USA Today chose to feature an article about my inspiration for my latest book, Forgotten Secrets and my efforts to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association! Robin Perini’s story of hope … for a world without Alzheimer’s

Jul 20, 2016: Alzheimer’s Patients Can Fool Us!

In the very earliest stages, our loved one can really fool us. They are so normal in so many ways we don’t realize the subtle changes. Looking back, although I didn’t really think about it at the time, Karen changed her behavior in very small ways.   For example, she gradually stopped cooking. I think […]

Jul 13, 2016: Is it Alzheimer’s – Not an easy question or answer!

Our family knew something was not quite right with Karen and at the advise of one of my closest friends who was a Doctor, she was seen by a Neurologist in the largest city near us. The Neurologist told us Karen definitely DID NOT have Alzheimer’s. His diagnosis was that Karen just lacked concentration and needed […]

Jul 07, 2016: Get all 3 Montgomery books for $5.60 this month ONLY!

For the month of July you can get all 3 Montgomery books for $5.60 if you haven’t another one already. Click here to find them!     

Jul 01, 2016: Our Alzheimer’s Journey: The Unnoticed Early Stages

My wife, Karen, of 58 years is 75 years old and started showing signs of mild cognitive impairment in her early 60s. One of the first things I noticed, as a Junior High Home Economics Teacher, that she was always the last person to leave school. Sometimes I would drive by after dark and her car […]

Jun 30, 2016: About Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and causes difficulty with memory, thinking and behavior. I won’t attempt to rehash all of the information available elsewhere, but I will provide a few bits of information (source – Alzheimer’s Association), then I’ll point you to some excellent resources. (And if you have any additional resources […]

Jun 30, 2016: #1 Memory Challenge – You Are Not Alone!

My name is Robin Perini and my mother is in the final stage of Alzheimer’s Disease. Through this difficult journey, I have learned how very valuable our memories are. Please consider joining me in the #1MemoryChallenge to: 1) Encourage sharing of memories with others before they are lost 2) Increase awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease, those […]

Apr 29, 2016: Georgia Romance Writers – Wielding the Power of Story

I had a blast in Georgia earlier this month. I was so honored to have been asked by the Georgia Romance Writers to speak. I created a new day-long workshop called, Wielding the Power of Story: Secrets to Taking Your Writing to the Next Level.  As usual, I had to speak too fast. We covered so much material. As […]

Oct 11, 2015: LERA – Never a Dull Moment

I had a blast doing my working, Ready, Set, Go: Creating A Compelling Beginning to Your Novel at the Land of Enchantment Romance Authors (LERA) yesterday!! LERA members aren’t shy, by any means, and they absolutely kept me on my toes the whole time. What fun! As promised, here are the handouts and presentation (the […]

Oct 03, 2015: SouthWest Writers – What a Fun Time

I had a fantastic time at SouthWest Writers today. They are such a great group. I gave a brand new workshop on creating suspense and I actually finished the talk–though I will admit to speeding through the last three slides. I only made 50 handouts, and there were not enough, so, as promised, here are the […]

Sep 26, 2015: Walk to End Alzheimer’s Is Here (Albquerque, NM)

September 26 is the day of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. I’m walking in honor of my mother, Karen Perini, and in honorof my father, whose love and devotion of her epitomizes the very definition of hero. I have a great team who has agreed to take part with me. Here’s the Team Perini Page.  […]

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