Alzheimers effects over 5 million people in the United States alone. It’s main effects are disrupting memory, language, and reasoning.
The loss of memory is especially tough on family members. Watching as someone you love fails to hold on to the ones they used to cherish.
But sometimes you see them catch a glimpse of old memories during moments of lucidity when they can clearly see things from the past.
Waiting for these moments of clarity is harder than anything you could ever imagine. And it takes unconditional love. Affection without limits. That’s exactly what Margaret did for Daniel.
Watch this heart-wrenching yet uplifting video below to see what it means to have that sort of love for someone with Alzheimer’s.