‘I Am the Face of Alzheimer’s’
Alzheimer’s from the Inside Out
(Editor’s Note: For the past five years, Richard Taylor has been living with a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. A former psychologist living in Houston, Taylor has become a champion for those living in the early stage of the notorious disease, promoting a belief that people with dementia should not be labeled as disabled, and instead should be enabled to live as long and full a life as possible. In his travels, he speaks with caregivers and those living with a dementia diagnosis, encouraging them to share their insight into the disease. Here, Taylor shares his view of Alzheimer’s from the inside out.)
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