Mum diagnosed with alzheimer’s at just 44 after forgetting parents’ evening and struggling to pronounce ‘apple’

Caters_NewsPublished: April 3, 2018
Published: April 3, 2018

By Sophie Norris A mum-of-five was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at just 44 – after her family worried about her forgetting her daughters’ parents’ evenings. Shelley Sheppard, from Newark, Notts, was diagnosed with the disease in November 2017 after years of forgetfulness and is now struggling to recall simple words such as ‘apple’ or ‘salmon’. […]

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