The Impact of Alzheimer's Disease: Pasquale's Story (60-Second PSA)

The Impact of Alzheimer’s PSA series depict the powerful, first-person accounts of families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about Pasquale, who enrolled in a clinical after trial receiving after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

Learn about Pasquale, who enrolled in a clinical trial after receiving after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

Transcript:

[Woman]: Repeat after me; apple, table, penny.

Pasquale: Apple. Bread?

Daughter: When you tell people he has Alzheimer's, but he's in a clinical study.

Wife: It's not so hopeless, maybe.

Daughter: Yeah.

Wife: It's like I hope we can just hang in there and maybe they'll find something, you know.

Pasquale: Ask me again.

[Woman]: What season is it?

Pasquale: It's the one that's with all the leaves down. I know it's there, but I can't get it and it just kills me.

Daughter: I remember watching dad interact with the kids and thinking, jeez, in five to six years will he even know who they are? One in 10 Americans over 65 has Alzheimer's disease. Learn more today at BrightFocus.org.

 

This content was first posted on: February 7, 2019
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