Inspiring and Sweet Article About Wife’s Devotion to a Husband With Dementia

How this wife unlocked her husband’s dementia is the title of a lovely article, by Jody Gastfriend on Written in the words of Henry Oppenheim’s child the article tells of his unique personality and the wife who found inspiring and creative ways to remain connected to her beloved husband during his mental decline.

The article begins:

A year ago last March, my father, Henry Oppenheim, passed away after a long battle with dementia. My siblings and I used to joke that my dad had nine lives. There were so many close calls: a urinary tract infection that ravaged his body and a cardiac arrest that weakened an already damaged heart, to name two.

But somehow, despite the assaults he suffered to both body and mind, my father had a strong will to live.

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