Linda, from Stuart, FL was diagnosed at age 52 with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s. Linda is now 55. She discovered a contest in the “Neurology Now” educational magazine with top prize being $1,000 and a trip to New Orleans.
The point of the contest is to emphasize the need for research for brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s. Linda and her husband Tom created a short film which can be viewed at www.youtube.com. Search for “Tom & Linda story of Alzhei” or click here to see the short film they created and entered in the contest.
Linda and Tom have given permission to use their names. Their identities have NOT been changed. They are real people who want their story to be known!