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Still Alice: A Touching and Raw Portrayal of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's and dementia: These diseases are not just about memory loss

Alzheimer’s and dementia are not just about memory loss. The disease changes personalities and the very nature of who a person is. Wendy Doxford claims ideas still popped into her brain, and she still processes them, but, she has difficulty recalling them. Without this ability to recall them, those with dementia are at the mercy of their emotions and moods. They are living in the moment and that moment is all they know.