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  • Lauren H. - A Granddaughter's Love

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  • Helen S. - He Would Want to be Counted

  • Lisette C. - My Best Friend

  • Joyce H. - The Story of Edna P.

  • Max W. - From Child to Caregiver to Alzheimer's Researcher and Advocate

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 A Granddaughters Love   4 years before I was born, my grandfather passed away from leukaemia. 6 months before I was born, my grandmother moved in. When I was born, my grandmother was in the room. 3 weeks after I was born, my grandmother sat next to my mother as I received a baby blessing. 1 month after I was born, my grandmother spent endless nights with me and my parents while I was hospitalised with sepsis. 6 months after I was born, my grandmother helped my family move from Antioch to San Luis Obispo. 1 year aft

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My husband, Phil, was 58 when he was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's.  He has a Master degree in Instruction; taught Math for 30 years.  Then, one day, he couldn't find his classroom; spent 16 weeks teaching a group of college students how to use a calculator, before anyone told us what was happening.  I was his caregiver for 8 years prior to his health deteriorating to the point we needed Hospice care.  With the Sundowners, I took early retirement from my teaching job, to spend the time he had left, at home with him.  I learned so much about Phi

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I used to be a high functioning person. I had a high IQ, I went to law school at night while running a real estate joint venture between a regional developer and a regional financial institution and I still graduated in the top 25% if my class. I became a transactional real estate attorney working for companies that owned and/or leased real estate as part of their core business. A few years ago it started taking me longer to get my work done, I was less organized and had piles of paper on my desk. I got fired from 2 companies within 3 years.

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