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Being Patient Perspectives: On Finding Purpose After a Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

By Being Patient | January 31st, 2019

We all know how difficult caregiving for a loved one with dementia can be. Imagine finding out you have Alzheimer’s too. Being Patient speaks to Jeff Borghoff about receiving a diagnosis at 51 years old.

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2 thoughts on “Being Patient Perspectives: On Finding Purpose After a Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

  1. It was my very great pleasure to participate in the facebook live event with Deborah and Being Patient. Thank you for allowing we the people living with and advocating for Alzheimer’s awareness to use our voices and have a seat at table.

  2. I was diagnosed at age 56 for early onset for alzheimer’s, I have been on medications from day one. My family Dr. Was first to diagnose me, he sent me to a nuraligest and he also diagnosed me the same way. Now 5 1/2 yrs later Cleveland clinic has determined that i do not have any form of diminca( .sorry for spelling. )

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