This blog is about life with my husband who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's and Frontal Lobe Dementia in 2008. He was 64 at the time although now, knowing more about the disease, Alzheimer's was present many, many years ago, which is why early detection is so important. As you read the blog the character"Al" that I created in 2008 represents the way that Alzheimer's is invading our daily lives.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Living with Bob and "Al"

Sheri is struggling with how to be married but single.


  1. It's very hard but be strong always. God is there to look after you and your family.

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  2. Jim Devore ~ Bob's high school friend.February 22, 2017 at 4:46 PM

    Sheri: I'm sorry but this isn't from your view point but it may help you anyway. It's relatively new from the NYT's.

    In the Dementia Unit, Cupid’s at the Table
    I can't include the article here but it was in this past Sunday's edition and you can find it online under "Love in the Dementia Unit".

    Jane Hamilton is the author, most recently, of the novel “The Excellent Lombards.”
    A version of this article appears in print on February 21, 2017, on Page D4 of the New York edition with the headline: Love in the Dementia Unit. Order Reprints| Today's Paper|Subscribe

    As Always,