The illness that the elderly population fears the most is dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. “Persons with dementia may be slightly different from other persons with brain injuries. Their moments of clarity are usually self-initiated, and erupt in short bursts at unexpected times. My wife, June, was still a very real, perceptive and sensitive person.” My guest is Frank Fuerst, who cared for his wife June for seventeen years after an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis. His award-winning book: Alzheimer’s Care with Dignity is a comprehensive guide for any family going through a diagnosis of dementia with a loved one.

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