"I live my life as if I don't have it, there's a lot of frustration that comes with that"
Alzheimer's Reading Room
Dementia and young-onset Alzheimer's is affecting more people at younger ages, and their families.
Ann Schoeler spends a lot of time running after her three-year-old granddaughter Riley. She also spends a lot of time researching the disease she was diagnosed with in December at the age of 59, called younger-onset Alzheimer's.
"Your brain is bringing forward information and wants you to speak, and you open your mouth and gobbledeygook comes out," says Schoeler.
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