‘I have lost my best friend’

June 1, 2019
Husband watches as his wife of 62 years slowly ‘fades away’ from Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is a disease that doesn’t discriminate. It’s the deterioration of  brain substance because little parts of the brain dry up. You lose communication with whatever part ...

Losing dad, one memory at a time

May 31, 2013
Receiving a serious diagnosis of any kind can set your world reeling. Lynda Olander Converse, a native of northeastern Minnesota and a graduate of Crosby High School, has experienced the gyroscopic heart swings of her daughter’s traumatic brain injury, her ...