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Have you been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease? What do you wish your family and friends understood about the disease?

Dementia can make everyday tasks and communication challenging for the person living with the disease and their loved ones. For our community members diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, what are some things you wish your friends and family knew about?

  1. The disease progresses faster, we found out in 2020 that my husband had Alzheimer's, he started hospice yesterday. They still need friends to come around. They need family to show up. People need to know they are still alive and they need compassion.

    1. im so sorry this is happening to you. some family members can be xxx.

    2. How are you holding up? Scott alzheimersdisease.net team member

  2. I really don't know, you wake up and hope it's a good day.

    1. Hi , it is certainly a process. Your grief never really does away. You just find ways to manage. I'm hoping the good days are more and more for you in due time! Sending you hugs - Amanda, AlzheimersDisease.net Team Member

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