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Husband and Wife Talk Dementia Diagnosis

Popular British news presenter Alistair Stewart first realized something was wrong when he could not tie his shoelaces, but his wife Sally was way ahead of him. Watch now.
Alastair Stewart's wife Sally Stewart reveals 'biggest fear' about Alzheimer's

Former British broadcaster Alistair Stewart says he began to suspect something was wrong when he couldn’t tie his shoelaces properly. But his wife Sally says she noticed the signs much earlier, and the signs were much more serious than just forgetting how to tie one’s shoelaces.

Nevertheless, the couple has learned to deal with the reality of a dementia diagnosis. Both share their experiences in two separate interviews.

Alistair no longer drives. Nevertheless, “We’ve still got quite a busy social life,” Sally says. “We’ve got wonderful friends who are still involving us in their social lives. . . There aren’t any surprises. really. What we’re having to go through I had prepared myself for.”


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Hanna Levi Julian

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chaffe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. With a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia appearing on the internet every 7 minutes, the site’s focus on the best information has been a help to many over the past 15 years. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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