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How Families Can Help Their Loved Ones After an Early Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

By Being Patient | August 7th, 2019

People don’t expect that they’ll have to deal with Alzheimer’s in their 50s, but that is the reality for many families with loved ones who received an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis. We speak to Judy Johanson, a clinical research ambassador for Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. She cared for her late husband Steve after he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at 59 years old. She provides advice for families caring for loved ones with early-onset Alzheimer’s.

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One thought on “How Families Can Help Their Loved Ones After an Early Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

  1. My wife is having some issues with short term memory loss. Specialists are not certain of the cause as her cat scans appear normal. She did have a few TIA’s about 6 years ago, and it is thought this may be the reason for her short term memory loss??

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