They say that you can’t fully understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. It can be incredibly difficult to watch as a loved one’s life is changed dramatically by dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Seeing their behaviors and personality change over time is emotionally taxing, especially if that person is your spouse.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. Behind each one of those individuals is a story.
An Alzheimer’s Love Story
John shares the experience of moving his wife Kerry into an Alzheimer’s care facility.
A Marriage To Remember
In this short documentary by The New York Times filmmaker Banker White explores how his mother’s early-onset Alzheimer’s disease impacted his parent’s marriage.