Did I Make Par? Have you ever forgot someone’s name or misplaced your car keys? If you have, you may be able to understand the trauma, confusion, anger and despair facing millions of people around the world that have the dreaded disease we now call Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s usually begins with a person forgetting someone’s name and progressively gets worse. These unfortunate victims will eventually forget their family, loved ones and forget how to complete the easy tasks we must accomplish to survive each day. You may have a close family member that needs your care each and every day.
This book is dedicated to you as the toll of taking care of a mother, father, wife or husband cannot even be comprehended by those of us not in your shoes. “Did I Make Par” is a story about Charlie Caldwell, a professional golfer that develops Alzheimer’s in his late fifties. However, he has a unique difference from many other sufferers. Charlie has not lost his ability to hit a golf ball. He actually is able to hit it even better since he is not inhibited by the negative thoughts that often plague golfers with a good memory. With the help of his son, Mikey, Charlie qualifies and plays in the US Senior Open. I sincerely hope you enjoy Charlie Caldwell’s story.