“When your loved one gets an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, research can give you hope and help you wrap your brain around what will happen. But absolutely nothing can prepare your heart for the day your mom doesn’t recognize you.” ~ Lizz Lewis
Five generations of Lizz’s relatives know first-hand how Alzheimer’s impacts the entire family. When Lizz’s mother Margaret started forgetting names, getting lost in familiar places, and losing personal items, Lizz took notice. A neurologist confirmed her worst fears. Like her grandmother and great grandfather, “Alzheimer’s was back to claim another amazing woman’s dignity.” At only 65 years old, Margaret had begun the rapid decline that Lizz knew all too well.
When Barbara Milton Jr.’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she stepped into a role she never thought she would take on. Listen and watch as she takes you on her challenging but healing caregiving journey with her mother.