Feb 15, 2015

True Love Transcends Alzheimer's Disease

When 93-year-old Roy Moskop looks in his wife's face, he still sees the woman he married in 1945.

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

True Love Transcends Alzheimer's Disease | Alzheimer's Reading Room

"She looks now so perfectly normal to me. Like it's the way she's always looked. And of course I know -- I see pictures, I look in the mirror -- we both look so much different. But you're with one person that long and they become part of you. And you become part of them," he said. 
"She may not be able to say all the things that he might want to hear, but she touches him. She looks at him. She calls his name. That's love," she said.
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