This Simulation Lets You Walk in the Shoes of an Alzheimer’s Patient
Understanding what a person with Alzheimer’s is going through is an impossible task unless you have been in the same shoes. Attempting to connect and understand the effects of the disease, and how it changes the person’s daily life is important in order to continue to build that caregiver and patient relationship. In this video, one man goes through an Alzheimer’s disease simulation and find out that living with this disease is much more difficult than he thought.
See the experience in the video below.
An Alzheimers diagnosis is heartbreaking and deeply frightening, hitting us with the realization that our minds are going to be affected and the inevitable outcome is death – because Alzheimer’s disease is ultimately deadly. Adding to the frustration is the fact that we don’t understand it and cannot cure it.
There is only one solution: research.
Each new breakthrough with this disease brings us closer to prevention, treatment, and with patience and perseverance, a cure. Click here to learn how you can help us accomplish this goal!