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WATCH: “One day, Mom will forget who I am…” Young sons dealing with Mom’s early-onset dementia


The Daily Catch - published on 10/06/16

Brothers Matt and Andrew Ryan are dealing with the reality that their still-young mother has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. While their mom, Kathy, is not yet severely affected, Matt and Andrew have a good idea of what lies ahead of them, as evidenced in this video, which they made with their mother’s co-operation, for AlzheimerIreland.

Maybe today is a good day to call your mom and share a good memory with her.

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