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Tracy Sarallo, of Tampa, saw a dramatic shift in her life when her mother began showing symptoms of memory decline. That decline was the result of Alzheimer’s disease. Her mother, unfortunately, was not the only one touched by the disease. Sarallo’s aunt was also diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and quickly declined.
Ivette Teyra, of Miami Gardens, a compassionate teacher, found herself thrust into the role of caregiver when her father, Aurelio Teyra, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 75. Alongside her sister, Yudit Marin, she embarked on a life-altering journey, giving family a whole new meaning.
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