Experiences in early stage Alzheimer's disease
understanding the paradox of acceptance and denial
MacQuarrie, Colleen R.
Aging & Mental Health
A wealth of information about the biomedical aspects of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most prevalent dementia among people over age 65, stands in counterpoint to the lack of systematic inquiry around the lived experiences of people with AD. Thirteen (four women, nine men) people, recently diagnosed with early stage AD, participated in this 6-month longitudinal study.