"This drug saved his life," said Karin Marder. "He's independent. He gets on the subways, bikes up and down the Hudson River, gets to go out with friends. He goes to the senior center twice a week. He does creative writing."
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
|Jason and Karen Marder|
I stood up and started pacing. I tried to sort out each emotion.
I couldn't help but think about Dotty. I started thinking about all the Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers all over the world.
I wondered what it would be like if an effective treatment for Alzheimer's became available?
As I started to type this article an enormous amount of emotion was unleashed from within me. I suppose it had to happen sooner or later, I was thinking about Dotty. It hasn't stopped.
If you have the time go over to ABC News and read, Case Study: IViG Keeps Alzheimer's at Bay for a Decade
When you finish come back and share your thoughts and feelings in the comments box below this article.
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