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‘You are suffering from dementia … probably Alzheimer’s disease…’

improve-brain-health-1‘I have good news for you, as well as some bad news,” the geriatric neurologist told my husband.’

‘Start with the bad news doctor.’

‘You are suffering from  dementia, probably Alzheimer’s disease.’

‘So what good news could you possibly have for me after dropping that bombshell?’’ my husband wanted to know.’

‘Well, in less than an hour, you will probably have forgotten this conversation altogether.’ …………. And that was our introduction to the unfamiliar, frightening world of Alzheimer’s, which turned out to be a long journey for us all.