Health and Wellness

Hope, Healing and WellBeing

Mary Treacy O'Keefe

Hope, Healing and WellBeing – A Couple’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s with Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle

Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle’s book, Ten Thousand Joys & Ten Thousand Sorrows, is a compelling and inspiring memoir about how she and her husband, “Hob”, maintained hope, grace, and humor while living with Alzheimer’s. Using their Buddhist practices, including meditation, their journey became an opportunity for growth and deepening their love. Olivia shares her wisdom and spiritual perspectives that encourage us to find blessings within challenging situations, including living with a long-term illness. For more information, please visit