A blog presented by a physician, and a primary cargiver to his mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease when Dr. Sivak was just 17 years old. The blog presents some atypical and unusual insights into the devastating disease process, from the perspective of a doctor and a family member.
Hello blog readers especially all of you in the UK that seem to be faithful readers! I realize I have not blogged since March I believe, much too long, I would like to say I have been busy, and I have, but that is not an excuse. I expect you will hea
From my sister Madeline the other day on facebook_"Today is March 6th. 25 years ago today, my mother left this earth and moved into heaven. She was 69 (5 days short of her 70th birthday) and I was 29. For almost the last 10 years of her life-she did not know who her children were. She lived in a very good nursing home with wonderful care. When she was diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease in 1980-no one had heard of it except my physician brothers and sister in law who was a medical geneticist. You