Those Of Us Who Have Experienced Alzheimer’s In Our Families Understand ThisThe Alzheimer's Site
Imagine reliving your worst memory every day. That is what life is like for many suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. It’s especially hard to have to remember that a loved one has passed, and not just away. This video hits home for caretakers in so many ways, showing how difficult it is to watch a dearly loved friend or relative struggle to recollect the events of their lives. As the video states, Alzheimer’s is a “memory thief.”
This is the first installment of the Life With Alzheimer’s short film series. It’s powerful video footage of a loving granddaughter and her Grandma Nora that illuminates what it really means to have Alzheimer’s disease. The kindness and gentle, caring words of the granddaughter will move you to tears as you realize that Alzheimer’s can steal memories, but it can not steal love.
Watch the incredibly moving video below>>
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. There is only one solution: research. Each new breakthrough with this disease brings us closer to prevention, treatment, and with patience and perseverance, a cure. Learn how you can help us accomplish this goal! Click here to help.