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Entries by Fawn Germer from 04/2010

Why They Call Alzheimer's 'The Long Goodbye'

| Posted 04.12.2010 | Healthy Living

Alzheimer's Disease is a cruel insult to anyone who suffers its indignity. This is the last, lingering chapter in a story that began with my mom's paralyzing stroke 19 years ago.

Now Comes the Hardest Decision

| Posted 04.13.2010 | Healthy Living

Dad called yesterday to tell me he'd wheeled my mother into the cafeteria at the nursing home. He was elated, because Mom smiled and made eye contact.