Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Meet Alzheimer's Caregiver Carol Blackwell


When doctors told Carol Blackwell that her husband — her best friend and the love of her life — had Alzheimer's disease, they assured her "a cure was just around the corner."

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Bob and Carol
Blackwell
Carol Blackwell is an Alzheimer's activist, and a contributor to the Alzheimer's Reading Room.

Her husband Bob was diagnosed with probable Alzheimer's five years ago at the age of 64.

Carol has been very candid in her writing here on the Alzheimer's Reading Room. Her most recent article, The Alzheimer’s Caregiver as Gumby,  is a good example.





When doctors told Carol Blackwell that her husband — her best friend and the love of her life — had Alzheimer's disease, they assured her "a cure was just around the corner." 
Read more about Carol and Bob at USA Today.

More Insight and Advice for Caregivers

Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room