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Patricia Conoway ’73 Publishes “Listening with My Eyes”

Listening with My Eyes

Patricia Conoway ’73 said she learned nonverbal communication, specifically how to understand body language, from her horse, Dream, who had been abused. When Alzheimer’s disease took away Patricia’s mother’s ability to speak, Patricia said she used that same skill to communicate with her mother until her death. Patricia recently self-published a personal account of her horsemanship and caregiver journeys in the book Listening with My Eyes. She said the book includes revelations about assisted care facilities and challenges caregivers face.