Deborah Shouse is a writer, speaker, editor, creativity catalyst, and dementia advocate. She is also the author of Love in the Land of Dementia: Finding Hope in the Caregiver's Journey. Deborah has also written for such publications as the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day and Family Circle. She writes a weekly column for the Kansas City Star and has authored and co-authored a number of books. Her writing has been featured in more than four dozen Chicken Soup books. She resides in Kansas City, MO.