‘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
Lynda Olander Converse says laughter is an important part of dealing with difficult times. She has had her share, including the diagnosis and death of her husband, Merle, from Alzheimer’s disease.
    Receiving a serious diagnosis of any kind can set ...