Reality

Please take 5 minutes & give this a read.

Emily Hitch

“I think until you see Alzheimer’s first hand, it is kind of hard to conceive how brutal it really is” Seth Rogen

Over the last few years, watching my precious Dad battling with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, it has become more and more apparent that a lot of people are either completely unaware or mistaken when it comes to the reality of the disease.

The commonly held idea is that Alzheimer’s is a disease which causes a person to lose their memory. It is SO. MUCH. MORE than that. Yes, loss of memory does occur but loss of memory includes so much more than forgetting your mobile number or forgetting to pick up some milk on your way home from work. It’s losing the ability to make a cup of tea or even losing the ability to be aware that you even want a cup of tea; losing the ability to notice…

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