This is the story of Elaine Rusk and her father, Norm Rusk. Back in 2014, Norm turned 89-years-old – however, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.Elaine took it upon herself to become her father’s personal caretaker, 24/7. They have all the time in the world to spend with each other now.
Elaine even remembered her father’s love for and skill in watercolor painting, and quickly stocked up on various types of paintbrushes and color palettes for her artistic father! During a conversation one day, Elaine is curious – does her father actually know that he’s ill? She asked, and he gives a straight-up response!
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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s could be frustrating, sad and even tiring at times – however, loved one are always worth the time and patience!
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