We got to know Thomas and Lynn Shaw in our last newsletter, where they opened up about Lynn’s young-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis. They’re allowing us to chronicle their journey – peaks, pits and all – to see what a year in the life of this disease can really look like.
Deborah Gould, 70, has Alzheimer’s disease – and she wants everyone to know about it. She was diagnosed in 2016, a fact she shares as plainly as she would the day of the week. To some, her candor could be jarring. After all, Alzheimer’s is a disease many struggle to discuss openly.