“Fraying at the edges” – The New York Times

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When you click on the graphic above, you’ll open the link to the exceptional New York Times article, “Fraying at the edges.”

Almost certainly, as the graphic opens, you begin to see the shaded disappearing words … pieces of ideas that are indicators of what life with memory-loss must be like.

“Fully aware that an earthquake had occurred in her life, she knew this disease was bottomless in its unhappiness if you let it take you there. Yet her belief system was optimism. She never cried. Depression, she knew, would lead her down alleys she didn’t want to visit and held nothing for her.”

Click here to read this exceptional article at The New York Times.

“What is Alzheimer’s Disease?” The New York Times

Find out more about the disease at these local events:

May 13 – Making a difference in the lives of people with dementia | a FREE seminar

May 19 – Save the date! 5th Annual Early State Symposium | “Navigating the Journey of Dementia”

 

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