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Pandemic isolation has killed thousands of Alzheimer’s patients

Pandemic isolation has killed thousands of Alzheimer’s patients while families watch from afar.“…It’s not just the loss of interaction, said Jason Karlawish, an Alzheimer’s expert at the University of Pennsylvania. “Families fill in a lot of gaps in nursing homes. They do much of the feeding and bathing. They advocate and communicate,” he said. “If you think of Alzheimer’s as a disability, family members are almost like a cognitive wheelchair for patients who have lost part of their mind. They’re essential…”More from the Washington Post: https://wapo.st/2E7Z371

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