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Mary Lou Falcone: Love, Loss, and Dementia Caregiving in “I Didn’t See It Coming”

December 1, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST


On Friday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. PT/ 5:00 p.m. ET, classical music publicist, educator, performer, and dementia advocate Mary Lou Falcone joins Being Patient Live Talks to discuss her book, I Didn’t See It Coming. In this memoir of “love, loss, and Lewy Body dementia,” Falcone details the caregiving journey for her late husband, Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Zann, whose illustrations introduce each chapter. 

Falcone is an internationally known classical music publicist/strategist who has helped guide the careers of celebrated artists like Van Cliburn, Gustavo Dudamel, Renée Fleming, Sir Georg Solti, and James Taylor for fifty years. She’s also advised institutions like Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and Vienna Philharmonic. Combining her communication skills with her background as a performer and educator, she now advocates for Lewy body dementia awareness by sharing her story. 

RSVP to the live talk to learn more about her caregiving journey with Lewy Body dementia and her experience writing this memoir. 


December 1, 2023
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST


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One thought on “Mary Lou Falcone: Love, Loss, and Dementia Caregiving in “I Didn’t See It Coming”

  1. I was caregiver for my brother with LBD for the past 4 years and he just died 3 months ago. It is a subject near and dear to my heart.

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