This powerful, heart wrenching video gives an excellent insight into the daily life of a son taking care of his mother who has Alzheimer’s Disease. In moments that are so real and emotionally raw, it is easy to see the toll that caring for his mother in his home is taking on him and his wife. It also becomes clear that they have very little understanding of what they are dealing with as she continues to slip deeper into the diseases’ hold. At one point, he admits that he has no idea what his mom is experiencing or what it may be like for her to struggle everyday with Alzheimer’s. He agrees to participate in an Alzhiemer’s simulation project that proves to be an eye opening experience. Watch the video below for their story.
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