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Marco Aponte-Moreno

Marco Aponte-Moreno

Marco Moreno Aponte
Associate Professor
Saint Mary’s College of California

Marco Aponte-Moreno is an Associate Professor at Saint Mary’s College of California. His interest in dementia comes from years of experience as the primary caregiver of his mother, who lived with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type for more than 12 years.

Marco Aponte-Moreno

Metaphors help us make sense of the world. When someone says “life is a rollercoaster,” we think of the wide range of emotions and situations we encounter in our lifetimes. Similarly, when we hear that someone “is a shining star,” we think of his or her talents and successes.