He saw the Alzheimer’s Association signs on the car and asked if we could chat. Of course we could. He went on to explain that he lost his grandpa and now grandma was fading. She had said many times she hoped to avoid the disease that took her husband away from the life he so loved. That didn’t happen, she has alzheimer’s and it saddened my new friend to think of that. He knows what to expect, but says that doesn’t help lessen the ache he feels. His grandma had always been strong and now . . . . .
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in America. No cure. We need $2 billion a year for research, to find a cure.