Family, Inspiration, Life, Relationships / July 16, 2019

Woman’s Alzheimer’s Disease Proves Strength in Marriage

Pam White was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2009. Her son, Banker White, captured her story in a touching New York Times video and article in 2014 – two years before her passing. Upon finding out her condition, she initially felt “upset” and “distressed,” but quickly came to realize that carrying Alzheimer’s didn’t change much except proving her fierce commitment to her marriage and children.

“I don’t feel regret,” she says in the video. “I feel blessed that I have this wonderful family and a husband who is extraordinarily wonderful.”

You can watch her journey below.

Vivian Wang

Vivian is New York City-based food and culture enthusiast. When not working, you can find her traversing across the globe, frolicking around food markets, meeting new people at jazz bars, and immersing herself in art museums.

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