Mother-of-five, 44, is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease after her family became worried about her forgetting her daughters' parents' evenings

A mother-of-five was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease at just 44 - after her family worried about her forgetting her daughters' parents' evenings.
Shelley Sheppard, from Newark, Nottinghamshire, was diagnosed in November 2017, and now struggles to recall simple words such as 'apple' or 'salmon'.
For years she refused to believe anything was wrong, even accusing her family of ganging up on her when they noticed lapses in her memory.
But now husband Paul, 49, has to write the date and even the year on a whiteboard each day before he leaves for work so she doesn't become... read more

 
3 April 2018 in Health, Views: 55
Source: Daily Mail
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