As soon as the profile appeared, fans of Smith took to social media to air their feelings about the situation. A few minutes into their date at a Starbucks in Colorado, where they lived at the time, Eric, now 66, explained his situation to Tami. Just read that B. The Alzheimer's Association has a hour hotline to help people struggling with issues related to dementia: But these are difficult conversations that, ideally, should involve the adult children of the couple as well, and couples should be prepared to grapple with the complexities and emotions.
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This story has been shared 12, times. Share This Story! I have a PhD in black love. Dating when a spouse has Alzheimer's. The baby boomer generation is beginning to confront Alzheimer's disease, and for some people that may mean losing a spouse to a disease that robs them of their memory and ultimately their identity.