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Rita, Alzheimer's, and Me - A Family Caregiver's Story of Alzheimer's Disease


Updated November 11, 2008

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Art as a Means of Expression
Photo © Don Franklin

Rita continued to express herself through art even as the disease progressed.

Photo © Don Franklin
Before Alzheimer's disease came along, Rita won many awards and ribbons for her oil paintings. She was named Artist of the Month for this [watercolor] at the memory care facility.
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