|Author, poet signs book about Alzheimer’s disease at coffee shop|
|Written by Donna Metzger|
|Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:40 PM|
Forget where you leave your keys or where you parked your car? But then you remember.
People with Alzheimer’s disease - one in eight older Americans - remain in this state of confusion. Alzheimer’s is responsible for more deaths in the United States each year than diabetes.
Chuck Haynali was strong, self-sufficient, and a hard worker. He was happily married to Carolyn (Nesto) Haynali and for more than 40 years, was a proud father of two children.
He worked for General Motors for 27 years.
He suffered four heart attacks and had undergone surgery for prostate cancer. But then he got Alzheimer’s in 1994.
In the beginning, his symptoms were not very noticeable, but Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease.
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