When my mom was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I immediately bought the book Still Alice. I read the book within hours and cried the entire time. 348 more words
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When you suddenly find yourself caring for someone with dementia, there’s a tsunami-like realization that you are woefully ignorant and unprepared.
In the beginning, I expected my dad’s doctors to tell me how to deal with his weird behaviors and how to balance his safety with quality of life. 281 more words
Why do you run?
It’s one of the questions I am often asked and one of the most difficult questions to answer. There are so many reasons why I’ve chosen to include running as a large part of my life but lately I’ve been thinking about all of the answers I’ve given and realize that most have been very surface responses.393 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Oscar nominations out Thursday morning honored, in a way, a Minnesota woman and her clash with a cruel disease.
Julianne Moore snagged a nomination for her role in “Still Alice,” a movie about a woman diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s. 455 more words