Six years ago today, the world lost an extraordinary musician, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, Glen Campbell. As we remember him today, let us also look to the future with optimism and determination.
It used to be that we would only talk about heart health after a major heart event, but as we began to understand the importance of taking care of your heart, the conversation became a common topic. Now we need to work toward a similar cultural shift around the topic of brain health!
After you get over the shock of a devastating diagnosis of Alzheimers, all sorts of questions start popping into your head. Among the most common are: What should I do first? and How long do we have? You may or may not have a long time to think about the former, so let’s get right to that answer.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I was thinking about how wonderful it is to be in love and what a gift it is to be able to express your love to someone. Glen’s song, There’s No Me Without You, took on a deeper meaning for both of us as his sense of self began to diminish due to Alzheimer’s.