Father's Day: When dad has Alzheimer's

  • by: Patti Hareid
  • Updated: June 11, 2013 - 2:54 AM

I’m going to visit my dad again this Father’s Day. I know how it will go. We will sit in relative silence, despite each of us giving full attention to the other. We will smile and nod, and when I recount some childhood memory, he will respond with a shrug of his shoulders or with his eyes searching mine for some clue as to what I’m talking about or what he should say.

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