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For almost fifty years, John and his wife Kerry have shared a life filled with travel, art, friends and joy. When Kerry's Alzheimer's progressed and John felt he could no longer care for her by himself, he made the difficult decision to move her into a memory care community. 

This is the story of John and Kerry's great love that spans over decades and overcomes the challenges of Alzheimer's.

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John & Kerry's Story

Learn more about John's decision to seek out additional care options for his beloved wife.

John's Words

Telling this love story began with a beautiful letter written by a doting husband. We are happy to share his words here.

Support Groups

Connect with other families who are also caring for a loved one affected by dementia. 

Education and Resources

Learn about the types of dementia and watch videos of our medical directors as they discuss dementia and end-of-life.

Creating the Video

Chronicling such a powerful story is a humbling and moving experience - hear about it from the video's creative team. 

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Get more information on dementia resources, Silverado and options for care. Please contact us here.

Silverado Locations

Visit this page for a listing of Silverado's At Home, Memory Care and Hospice service locations.

The Captain's Story

Watch another inspiring tale of memories rediscovered in this video of Captain Ralph Bartels' visit to the port he oversaw while serving in the Coast Guard. 

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