English Teacher Deals With Early Onset Alzheimer’s DiseaseThe Alzheimer's Site
Pat was an English teacher for over 30 years, and now has trouble even finishing a sentence of her favorite books. Pat was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and in this video we see how drastically the disease has affected her ability to do what she once loved.
Standing by her side is her loving daughter, who patiently corrects and helps her as she finishes reading a simple book about a mother’s love.
Watch the touching below video to hear more!
An Alzheimers diagnosis is heartbreaking and deeply frightening, hitting us with the realization that our minds are going to be affected and the inevitable outcome is death – because Alzheimer’s disease is ultimately deadly. Adding to the frustration is the fact that we don’t understand it and cannot cure it.
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