Love, family, travel and adventure were the stuff of Carole and Jim’s fifty years of marriage. When Alzheimer’s came into their lives and gradually began to affect Jim, many of the things that had defined their life to that point changed.
But not Carole’s love.
This is the story of how a half-century of love provided strength and solace in the face of dementia’s challenges.
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Read about how Carole, Jim and their family shared their lives together, and see how they honored Jim when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Carole had always enjoyed quilting as a hobby, but one quilt holds a special meaning for her. See the quilt and read the story behind it here.
When someone is as special to a person as Jim is to Carole, the care they receive is one of the most important considerations. Watch Carole discuss the care Silverado provides her beloved husband.
John and Kerry were another couple who had shared a long, loving relationship. John shared his feelings and experience with his wife's Alzheimer's in a touching letter he wrote in a family support group.
Learn about the types of dementia and watch videos of our medical directors as they discuss dementia and end-of-life.
Life is a collection of moments, and the special moments where a person's spirit shines are to be treasured.
The Silverado Stories page features a collection of our favorite captured moments, illustrated and celebrated for all the world to see.