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Am I Repeating Myself? A Baby Boomer’s Angst About Alzheimer’s

The following is an excerpt from Meryl Comer’s recently released book Slow Dancing with a Stranger.

I think most people are worried about their own risk if they have seen Alzheimer’s in their family. I worry all the time. When I walk up the steps to retrieve something and pause to try to remember what it was, I fear that I have begun to slip. When I mistakenly walk out without my house keys or misplace my jewelry or money tucked away for safekeeping, I panic. Is this the beginning?