CHANGE Co-Sponsor Sen. Shelley Moore Capito Delivers Impassioned Senate Floor Speech on Alzheimer’s
“My father passed away in January of 2015, just one day before I was sworn in as a United States senator. My mother, Shelley, passed away just a few months beforehand in September of 2014. There is not a book that has been written yet that can tell you what to do when a loved one is diagnosed, because each case is different and there’s no magic formula. But I feel strongly that we can do much more to help our caregivers, to ease the pain of those who suffer from this disease, and, most importantly, to find a cure. …"