The Psychological Toll of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Lisa Carbo knew something was wrong. The former registered nurse from Metairie, La., began experiencing difficulty in remembering how to perform various functions at her job. Multitasking became harder. Eventually she was written up for poor performance, prompting her to seek medical help. Carbo was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease in November 2007, at the age of 53. Before her Alzheimer's diagnosis, Carbo had plans for her golden years. "I hoped to semi-retire, spend the rest...Full Story
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