For Maria Shriver, Alzheimer’s is a personal issue. In this heart wrenching testimony Shriver details her experience with her father, Sargent Shriver, and his difficult battle with Alzheimer’s. “Today, [my father] doesn’t even know my name,” she revealed to the Senate Committee on Aging.
Shriver shares insights on what it’s like to have a parent succumb to this terrible disease and pleas for the Senate Committee on Aging to take greater responsibility in finding a cure.
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