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Compassionate care from a stranger

My brother, who has dementia, walked away from our home yesterday afternoon. My mom noticed he was nowhere to be seen so I drove around the neighborhood in one car and my other brother and husband did the same in another car.

Finally, my husband came upon a wonderful lady in a Subaru who had my brother in her car. Miraculously, my brother was able to point out our car to her and she was able to hail my husband. Sherry followed my husband to our home, where she explained that my brother had fallen in the street and sprained his ankle. She saw him struggling, managed to get him into her car and was able to recognize pretty quickly that he had dementia.

We often read about these things happening with dementia patients, but we didn’t think it would happen to us and we were beginning to envision a worst case scenario. Fortunately, Sherry stepped up and took charge, and thanks to her, all ended well.



So, from our family, thank you, Sherry!

Bill and Linda Wasil




Grass Valley


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