On Little Cat Feet

Alzheimer’s Disease:  Subtle, Meddlesome, Sinister

Alzheimer’s Disease slowly and silently tangled Isabella’s brain and triggered her daughter’s denial that her mother had the disease.  Surely forgetfulness and confusion come with aging.  But, other health troubles like cancer, blindness, broken bones, and MRSA were boisterous and arrived in battalions.  As troubles piled on, Georgann thought, “Are you kidding me?  Fate doesn’t think this is overkill?”  Isabella moved through the seven stages of Alzheimer’s, and her family adjusted her daily homecare.  As Isabella hallucinated and her distrust threatened others, Georgann worried about nursing home care which felt like abandonment.  One day she would say, “Uncle!”

 

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