The first time I saw people with Alzheimer’s….was harrowing. Gilda, who is the founding member of The Living Cornerstone Alzheimer’s Homes, picked me up at a coffee shop and took me visit the residents.
I knew nothing of the disease, and she spoke to me gently afterwards, explaining everything. I even accompanied the caregivers on an updated course around dealing with Alzheimer’s patients. It helped prepare me for so many things. Yet, two years later when her husband had the disease it threw both of us.
Stanely Tucci deserves an Oscar or some kind of award for his role as Tusker who has dementia. The movie is slow moving and very intimate one. I balled at the end.
Here’s the trailer