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Posts Tagged Alzheimers

Alzheimers

His Alzheimer’s disease confused me

His Alzheimer’s disease confused me

My grandfather lost his mind before he died. I was a little child girl and I did not really understand why he thought I was a boy. His Alzheimer’s disease confused me (too!) and I was afraid. I wish I had more time with him when he […]

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You’re mens, mens, mens

You’re mens, mens, mens

The last time I visited my Nana in her assisted living home, where she had been for several years, slowly succumbing to Alzheimer’s. My brother, trying to reach her through the fog asked her if she recognized us. She stared long and hard at us, clutching our […]

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