Posted on August 20 2014
Brave is my Grandmother. She is 96 and witnessed her husband of more than 60 years get lost in his Alzheimer's diagnosis. It took 4 years for it to completely take his life. She stuck with him every moment. Kept the routine going as long as possible. It's a miracle that even during the worst time, when he forgot almost everything else, he still remembered her. Brave is her trying to remain calm while she watched him during the last days of his life struggling with pain and discomfort. Brave is her holding his hand until he took his last breath. I wear my purple Bravelet for my Grandfather as well as my Grandmother, who shared this diagnosis with him.