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Would You Undergo Genetic Testing for Early-Onset Familial Alzheimer’s When There’s a Good Chance You’ll Test Positive?

One 39 year-old woman’s decision — in a situation eerily similar to the film Still Alice — to find out whether or not she will get this type of Alzheimer’s by the time she’s 65

Prior to catching the wonderful and emotionally raw film, Still Alice, I stumbled upon a recent physical copy of a People article about a real-life woman named Daisy Duarte, who has been taking care of her early-onset familial Alzheimer’s-stricken mom, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Still Alice (2014) by Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer

One woman’s life turns upside down with the diagnosis and progression of her early-onset Alzheimer's

Still Alice is one of those essential movies, an instant classic that has an effect on all of its viewers, regardless of their backgrounds. Alzheimer’s and dementia are growing illnesses that have a growing effect on all of us as … Continue reading

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