What answers about honesty might we learn from those with Alzheimer’s?

Persons living with Alzheimer’s live in a world full of honesty. They may bowl you over with truth and earnestness. What lessons may we learn from those we think may not have anything to teach us? In all honesty? A lot.

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Karen was making a PB & J living as an improviser, writer and director of theater when her Dad, Manfred was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Manfred passed away in 2000 and her Mom, Virginia, was diagnosed a year and a half later with the same disease. Virginia lived with Karen for 10 years. She just died this past March, 2 days before her 93rd birthday. Karen now is the Chief Purpose Officer for the non-profit In the Moment. The purpose of In the Moment is to serve those who are loving, working and living in the world of dementia. She uses improvisation, theater games and creativity to facilitate learning in how to have a better quality of life for all.

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