This is personal for me. My husband, Cary Swanson, has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's Disease and Primary Progressive Aphasia.
It started in Jan/Feb of 2017 when Cary started to notice he was having trouble pronouncing certain words, or finding the right word. It was only every once in a while. In March we started noticing it more often, and by May we knew something was wrong when it became even more frequent and his speech slowed dramatically. His doctor diagnosed him with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), but didn't know what was causing it.
In June 2017 we spent a week with the best neurologists in the country at the Mayo Clinic, and they confirmed PPA (logopenic sub-type), and suspected Alzheimer's Disease. On August 1 they confirmed that his spinal tap test results showed AD. Since then, Cary has lost all ability to speak. We appreciate your support and prayers!
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