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3 08, 2015

An Alzheimer’s Story: Brian Richards keeps record of his wife’s Alzheimers

By |2019-07-12T07:58:09+00:00August 3rd, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

  Brian Richards considers himself the president of the New Plymouth Lower Biting Lip Club. His wife of 59 years, Coral, is in care at Tainui Village because of Alzheimers while he lives [...]

12 07, 2015

An Alzheimer’s Story: Issues With Communication

By |2019-07-12T07:58:10+00:00July 12th, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|1 Comment

The following is an excerpt from a series of articles written by two gentlemen living with Alzheimer's Disease, namely; Don Reddington and Jerry Bristol. "We — Don and Jerry — both have AD, and we have [...]

28 06, 2015

An Alzheimer’s Story: Memory Fades But Life Goes On

By |2019-07-12T07:58:11+00:00June 28th, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

We put a lot of faith in memory, perhaps too much. When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s almost easier to treat them as a lost cause – they’ve forfeited all claims to [...]

15 06, 2015

An Alzheimer’s Story: Pat Bowlen’s daughter’s reaction to his Alzheimer’s

By |2019-07-12T07:58:15+00:00June 15th, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|0 Comments

  A paintbrush tells the story when words are absent, especially in the case where your loved one has a disease that erases more and more of their life memories over time. "They [...]

18 05, 2015

An Alzheimer’s Story: A harmonica for Ronnie

By |2019-07-12T07:58:19+00:00May 18th, 2015|An Alzheimer's Story|2 Comments

Ronnie Seymour died earlier this year from Alzheimer's Disease. His son Mark, who documented his father's decline through photographs, describes how playing a harmonica gave a brief reminder of the man they were [...]

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