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Video: Woman With Alzheimer Remembers Her Granddaughter For A Moment And Says: "I Love You"

Date July 12, 2019 13:25

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking processes, and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

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Common signs of Alzheimer’s disease include:

  • Forgetting recently learned information, important dates or events;
  • Sometimes forgetting names or appointments, but remembering them later;

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  • Some people may experience changes in their ability to develop and follow a plan or work with numbers;
  • Getting confused about the day of the week and other trivial information.

Dementia is truly a heartbreaking disease. Imagine the frustration and sadness of talking to a father or mother who doesn’t remember who you are.

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Anyone who has a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease will know to cherish their lucid moments when, if even for a short while, they can reconnect with one another.

One woman shared one such moment when her grandmother recognized her and many people had to reach for tissues.

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When the granddaughter was feeding her grandmother, the old woman recognized her and said: "I love you." Obviously, this was a very special moment for both of them.

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This poignant video has touched many hearts. People could not help but leave their supportive comments. One user noted:

"It really is a scary prospect, just the thought of someone close to you suddenly not knowing who you are after all that time spent together, but you still have to look out for them to care for their well being and make sure they are okay. Especially parents who raised you"

Another added:

"It's always saddening to hear when this kind of thing happens. I hope you will be able to find ways to move on and I’m sorry for your loss."

"Alzheimer’s, dementia, cancer and stroke are the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Let’s hope medical research makes even greater inroads to these terrible diseases, each a thief in their own way."

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Although the disease takes one's memory away, we do remember them and each moment we share together. These recollections should live in our hearts forever.

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