The Shriver Report – Emotional Roller Coaster
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Emotional Roller Coaster
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I was calm when I heard the diagnosis from the staff sitting around the table at the University of California, San Diego, Alzheimer’s Center. It was no surprise. My husband Ben was a very healthy 84-year-old in 2005, but his mind had been slipping away for several years. In the back of my own mind, I dread what lay ahead.