KGMI SPECIAL REPORT: Battling Alzheimers

KGMI SPECIAL REPORT: Battling Alzheimers

In this three part series KGMI’s Crystal King explores the hardships and challenges faced by family and friends, caretakers, and those suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Part I: Dr. Serge Lindner of Peach Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center joins Crystal to talk about the reality of the disease, and proven ways to help prolong the progression of the disease.

http://kgmi.com/local/kgmi-special-report-battling-alzheimers/

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Part II: A local woman shares her and her husbands story, who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s eleven years ago.

http://kgmi.com/local/kgmi-special-report-battling-alzheimers-part-ii/

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Part III: Alzheimer Society of Washington Executive Director Katherine Sitkers disscusses the double grieving progress and family and friend outreach and education programs.

http://kgmi.com/local/special-report-battling-alzheimers-part-iii/

The full interview with Katherine Sitkers with Crystal King can be heard on Community Connection’s podcast page  here (at 27:00 minutes): http://kgmi.com/podcasts/community-connection-part-2-11913/

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