Alzheimer’s Takes Mom at Young Age

September 17, 2014 12:09 PM

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ANKENY — More than 1,500 people will walk to end a disease that has no cure or treatment. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is this Saturday at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.

Heather Van Lin’s mom was diagnosed with early on-set Alzheimer’s when she was 57 years old. Van Lin says, “We were just all baffled by why at 57, I thought this was an elderly disease.”

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