Known as Dr.MO, Maria Pertik, RN, PH.D. has a background that spans both mental and physical health. Her experience with Alzheimer's dates back to her mother, who she took care of at home until she passed away. Additionally, she has taught thousands of assisted living caretakers, and observed how they interacted with residsents. She is a licensed and certified to train people in understanding Alzheimer's Disease. A world traveler, she began writing this book when in Dharmasala, India while visiting the monastary of His Holiness Dalai Lama. " It is through empathy of others's journey we can find peace within ourselves. I learned from the world's great teachers all of whom put compassion in the fore front of human experience embracing this insight, I wish to share my experience strength and hope with you."