Living With a Person with Alzheimer’s. A Video from NHS Choices.

NHS Choices Video. Living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Stan Lintern has had Alzheimer’s disease for 10 years. He is cared for by his wife Denise, who helped set up the Maidstone branch of the Alzheimer’s Society and runs the help line. Last year, she was awarded an MBE for services to her local community.

You can watch Denise talking about her real life experience with her husbands Alzheimer’s disease on the video below

If you would like to know more information or to get some advice about dementia we have a groups and organisations page that can help with any questions you may have about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia’s here.

Please let us know your thoughts below. You can share your experiences of living with somebody with Alzheimer’s disease.

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