To watch a loved one slip away in pieces is soul wrenching. This article shows only a small slice of the heartbreak.
This is a follow-up onSpecial Guest Author Michael Ellenbogen’s discussion on Alzheimer’s Diseaseposted 4th October 2014
The following was copied fromCapitolwordsregarding a statement in United States House of Representatives, on 19th September 2014, by Rep. Michael G. Fitzpatrick recognizing Mr. Michael Ellenbogen and World Alzheimer’s Day.
Mr. Speaker, in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, my constituent, Michael Ellenbogen, wrote a touching excerpt detailing his experience with early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain’s nerve cells, or neurons, resulting in loss of memory thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most expensive disease in America, and is the only one of the top ten causes of death in America that can’t be prevented, cured, or even slowed.
It is important to work with brave people like Michael to raise awareness and take action…
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