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My 52 year old wife has just died.  My grief is so overwhelming that I can barely cope.

My 52 year old wife has just died. My grief is so overwhelming that I can barely cope.

It’s never a good thing when emergency room personnel know you by name. Diane had suffered from gastrointestinal problems for some time and had visited the emergency room 27 times in the past year for nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Over a period of nine months, her gastroenterologist performed two colonoscopies and one endoscopy. He eventually …

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These images show how a woman tried to cope with her mother's Alzheimer's diagnosis

These images show how a woman tried to cope with her mother’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Mom in Mexico City, a year before her Alzheimer’s diagnosis. She was already showing symptoms – misplacing items, withdrawing from social activities, mood swings and increased memory loss. Alice Vera hide caption toggle caption Alice Vera Mom in Mexico City, a year before her Alzheimer’s diagnosis. She was already showing symptoms – misplacing items, withdrawing …

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