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Actress Ashley Williams' Emotional Essay: Convincing My Mom to Stop Driving after Dementia Diagnosis

Actress Ashley Williams' Emotional Essay: Convincing My Mom to Stop Driving after Dementia Diagnosis

Originally posted 04/02/2016 09:50AM

Trying to keep her mother from hurting herself – and others as her dementia got worse was difficult for Kimberly Williams-Paisley and her tight-knit family, the actress reveals in her new memoir, Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again, out April 5. Williams–Paisley and her family tried to prevent her mother from driving.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley's Father on Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia Following Wife's Illness: 'Enjoy Each Other While You Can'

Kimberly Williams-Paisley's Father on Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia Following Wife's Illness: 'Enjoy Each Other While You Can'

Originally posted 04/01/2016 12:00PM

In her new memoir, Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again, out April 5, Kimberly Williams-Paisley details how her close-knit family dealt with her mother Linda Williams' dementia, from mourning the loss of the woman they knew to constantly worrying about whether she would hurt herself – or others.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley Leaned on Country Superstar Husband Brad Paisley During Her Mother's Struggle with Dementia: 'He Keeps Me Laughing'

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Leaned on Country Superstar Husband Brad Paisley During Her Mother's Struggle with Dementia: 'He Keeps Me Laughing'

Originally posted 03/31/2016 02:30PM

When Kimberly Williams-Paisley was coping with the worst moments of her mother's early-onset dementia, her husband, country superstar Brad Paisley, was by her side the entire way.

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'Why Is This Happening to You, Mom?' Kimberly Williams-Paisley Writes Candid, Emotional Book About Her Mother's Struggle with Dementia

'Why Is This Happening to You, Mom?' Kimberly Williams-Paisley Writes Candid, Emotional Book About Her Mother's Struggle with Dementia

Originally posted 03/30/2016 02:30PM

Kimberly Williams-Paisley started noticing odd changes in her mother's behavior when she got engaged to country superstar Brad Paisley in 2002.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley: What I Learned from My Mother's Dementia

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley: What I Learned from My Mother's Dementia

Originally posted 09/11/2015 09:45PM

In the 10 years since her mother's primary progressive aphasia diagnosis, Kimberly Williams-Paisley has watched dementia claim more and more of the mom she's always known. The key to not letting the disease also destroy her in the process? Learning to love the person her mom was becoming.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley Will Open Up About Her Mother's Dementia in New Book

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Will Open Up About Her Mother's Dementia in New Book

Originally posted 06/25/2015 05:30PM

Kimberly Williams-Paisley is set to open up about a very personal issue.

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You'll Never Believe What Kimberly Williams-Paisley Wore at Her Vow Renewals to Brad Paisley

You'll Never Believe What Kimberly Williams-Paisley Wore at Her Vow Renewals to Brad Paisley

Originally posted 03/19/2015 04:45PM

Find out what sexy accessory the actress paired with her wedding dress

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Brad Paisley: I'm Teaching My Sons to Earn Things in Life

Brad Paisley: I'm Teaching My Sons to Earn Things in Life

Originally posted 09/12/2014 08:00PM

Brad Paisley has spent some time in Hollywood lately – on ABC's singing competition Rising Star and with guest spots on sitcoms like Two and a Half Men – but his idea of a good time remains decidedly down-home, he tells PEOPLE Country. His perfect night? Barbecue take-out with his family in Tennessee, followed by a bike ride with his sons (though Dad rides a skateboard).

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley: I Had to Learn to Love My Mother Again | Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Kimberly Williams-Paisley on Mother's Dementia: I Had to Learn to Love Her Again

Originally posted 02/06/2014 03:45PM

When Kimberly Williams-Paisley's mother was diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia, a rare form of dementia, the Nashville actress struggled to cope.

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