Saturday, April 30, 2016

““If you continue to think of who you were right up until...



""If you continue to think of who you were right up until the time you got Alzheimer's, you will experience frustration, decline, failure, a lesser self. Not good company. I sometimes can't complete a thought. I could feel bad about myself. If I have to measure up to what I was before I became this, I can't. But if you let that go, then you are still becoming something. And it's not necessarily a diminution of yourself. You must realize, it ain't over." — Geri Taylor, 72

Everyone knows how #Alzheimers ends. @nytimes spent 20 months with one woman to see how it begins. Today's edition of @nytimes includes a special 12-page section that tells the story of a woman finding her way through the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. To see more photos by @mikirbysmith —and to read the full article, written by @nytimes reporter N.R. Kleinfield — visit the link in our profile. #nytweekender" By nytimes on Instagram.



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