May 28, 2013

No Long Goodbye Here, Meet Marilyn Raichle and Her Mother

Marilyn Raichle wants to change the conversation about her mother and about Alzheimer’s.

Source the Art of Alzheimer's

"The conversations often begin with ‘she’s gone’, or ‘she’s an empty shell now’, or ‘how sad’. It is sad of course. But here’s the point Raichle is eager to make: Her mother Jean is still here.

“So many people talk about their family members with Alzheimer’s and dementia in the past tense,” says Raichle."

Read about Marilyn and her Mom

Visit Marilyn's Blog -- The Art of Alzheimer's

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