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Sandy’s Story: 7 years after Alzheimer’s diagnosis, ‘there’s still a good life’

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(CNN)When he first sees me, Sandy Halperin always gives a surprised snort and then a cackle of delight. Before I know it, I’m enveloped in a bear hug, snuggled close and patted heartily on the back. If I’m lucky and Sandy remembers that he really likes me, I’ll get a back scratch too, a true Halperin hug. “A lot of individuals don’t go see a health care provider out of the stigma of the disease. They don’t go for years,” he told me in the past. “I see it. They’re in denial. Their spouse has covered for them. They whisper […]
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