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Former dentist documents his own dementia

If you were not paying close attention, you might never know Sandy Halperin has dementia. Doctors diagnosed him with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2010, but he traces his first symptoms back to 2008.

For years, the former dentist and assistant professor at Harvard relied on his wit and intellect, what neurologists call his considerable “cognitive reserve.” But lately, that inventiveness is withering. He punctuates most thoughts with an apologetic “I forgot what I was saying,” or a more frank, “I lost it…”

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