LifeWise Productions presents a new play about the complex challenges of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's. More…
Kay finds herself at a crossroads in midlife. When a new relationship sweeps her off her feet, she is unable to fully embrace it because of her obligations to her husband, David, who suffers from the late stages of early-onset Alzheimer's. 'Mourning the Living' explores the difficult choices such caregivers must navigate, and the struggle to uphold obligations without losing sight of the potential of the future.
See it if you are interested in Alzheimer's and its impact on a youngish couple, want to see an impressive depiction of the disease and related guilt
Don't see it if the subject turns you off, you are not open to some of the clinical outcomes of the disease, you cannot bear to watch others suffering
See it if You like plays so new they may not even be quite ripe yet. You like emotional drama. You are intrigued by a play that deals with Alzheimer's
Don't see it if It takes a lot to hold your attention. You require humor or are looking for levity.
See it if ...you can appreciate seeing family members struggling with a difficult problem in a touching way.
Don't see it if You are looking for an evening of light entertainment or if you are super sensitive and are now dealing with a loved one with dementia.