Remembering Yesterday

These are the haunting photos of Alzheimer’s patients who see only their younger selves in the mirror. My grandfather passed away w/ Alzheimer’s in 2009. For years we watched his slow deterioration with the disease. These photos touched my heart.  Thank you Tom Hussey for creating these touching photos.

Alzheimer’s is a disease that attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia.

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.

10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s:

1 – Memory loss that disrupts daily life
2 – Challenges in planning or solving problems
3 – Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure
4 –   Confusion with time or place
5 – Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
6 – New problems with words in speaking or writing
7 – Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
8 – Decreased or poor judgment
9 – Withdrawal from work or social activities
10 – Changes in mood and personality


2 thoughts on “Remembering Yesterday

  1. Nykieria,

    Thanks for tackling some of the tough issues.

    The truth is this subject is a sensitive one for me, having watched my own mother begin to suffer some dementia after having a number of strokes over a period of 6 yrs which eventually led to her passing. Mother took her flight Nov. 29th, 2012 and the wound is still to deep for me to talk about much with anyone.

    These photos speak volumes.

    • Truthiz,

      Just as much as I appreciate you reading/commenting, I truly appreciate the bits of you that you share through your comments. My deepest condolences goes out to you.

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