Aug 24, 2011

Summitt Says No to Alzheimer's, Decides to Carry On (Video)

“I can’t change it (Alzheimer's diagnosis), but I can try to do something about it.” -- Pat Summitt

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Pat Summitt
Pat Summitt is one of the greatest basketball coaches that ever lived -- woman or man. Everyone knows Summitt as a fierce competitor.

Summitt is now ready to take on her greatest challenge -- probable Alzheimer's disease.

It is impossible to know how young onset Alzheimer's will effect Pat's ability to coach this year. But, that is not the real issue here.

The real issue,

Pat Summitt has made her decision, she will continue to live her life.


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Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. The blog contains more than 2,800 articles with more than 602,100 links on the Internet. Bob lives in Delray Beach, FL.

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