An Alzheimer’s Story

3 01, 2018

Most Hospitals Are Ill-prepared for Dementia Patients

By |2019-07-12T07:56:46+00:00January 3rd, 2018|An Alzheimer's Story, Research|0 Comments

Steve Johanson had a fierce and knowledgeable advocate at his side when he visited a hospital recently: his wife, Judy. In the six years since Steve had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, [...]

17 08, 2016

His Dad Has Alzheimers. Incredibly, Music Brings Him Back!

By |2019-07-12T07:57:40+00:00August 17th, 2016|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

  Simon’s 79-year-old father, Ted, has Alzheimer’s disease. Incredibly, but he ‘comes back’ when he sings with his son, if only for a few brief minutes. In the wonderful video below, Simon “Mac” [...]

29 07, 2016

15 Year Old Writes Song About Grandma’s Struggle Against Alzheimer’s

By |2019-07-12T07:57:45+00:00July 29th, 2016|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

  A 15-year-old schoolboy has released a heartrending song in honour of his grandma, Maureen McGuinness, who is living with dementia. Harry Gardner from Essex, England wrote the song after he visited his [...]

23 06, 2016

Alzheimer’s Story: What My Grandma With Alzheimer’s Taught Me

By |2019-07-12T07:57:55+00:00June 23rd, 2016|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

One mama’s conversation with her Alzheimer’s-stricken grandmother teaches her a lesson about motherhood that she’ll never forget. I stood in the spacious hospital room next to my grandmother’s bed, shifting nervously from [...]

4 12, 2015

An Alzheimer’s Story: ‘My Dog Predicted His Death’

By |2017-09-28T06:43:15+00:00December 4th, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|1 Comment

  Peter, my precious little Shih Tzu puppy, was brown and white with enormous brown eyes; his tail never stopped wagging. I was so happy I'd chosen him. Actually, I didn't choose Peter. [...]

18 08, 2015

Alzheimer’s Story: A Fantasy Writer Facing Reality With Terry Pratchett

By |2019-07-12T07:58:07+00:00August 18th, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

  The much-loved author of the Discworld series has died aged 66. In this interview from 2013, he showed that he didn't shy away from life’s 'depressing stuff’. "Are we allowed to drink [...]

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