A few months ago, I came across an ABC News Report on Alzheimer’s. The son of a an Alz patient and a news anchor both underwent a twelve minute stimulation of what it can be like for a dementia patient.
For me, just watching this let me understand some of my Mom’s patterns a bit better. For someone who is constantly surrounded by the disease, reading and educating myself about it, I still learned from this exercise.
So in the heyday of “Still Alice”, bringing great awareness to the silver screen, take a few moments to gain another perspective.