I Know Someone With Alzheimer's

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    My step-dad has early onset Alzheimer's.

    Its been really hard on my family, especially my mom. In just three short years he has lost his job, he can no longer drive any more, he is basically dependent on every one around him, his confusion has gotten more days out of him than not, and his emotional levels are...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 4, 2015

    My Great Aunt

    My mom's aunt has Alzheimer's. She just turned 92 on Saturday. She has battled I don't know how many medical issues and came out fine. She came here from Germany during the war. I never got to meet her husband, but she still continued to throw those memorable BBQs in her yard...
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    2 Responses Aug 20, 2007

    Also Knew

    My grandmother had Alzheimers.  It became official when I was six years old.  My grandfather had been hiding it for a long time, no-one can be sure of how long, but he had been dressing her, correcting her conversation which was never that much as she was a very...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 30, 2008


    And it breaks my heart.
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2009

    Someone Close to Me (knew)

    Yeah I knew Someone With Alzheimer's it was difficult Watching her suffer. My Great Grandmother, Died With that and Cancer. It was horrific To watch, I was But 17 when she passed September 13, 2006. It broke my heart. She suffered 2 long years before she passed in Hospice. I...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2008


    My grandma is starting with alzheimer's, it is understandable considering her age but it is not easy. My hubby's grandma also had it and I took care of her for a while. There's nothing to do except being loving and patient with people affected by alzheimer's.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Sep 25, 2010
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