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Stephen and Linda Lisicki know each other so well that they can finish each other's sentences. It happens when you've been married for more than a half century. But health scares in recent years have changed the dynamics in their relationship. When Stephen needed two stents and a pacemaker last year, he and his wife were amazed that a couple of short procedures did the …

I still remember what the wife whose husband had Alzheimer's Disease told me 20 years ago: "You must be a downright liar to get along with a person like this," she said. Peggy Juhl of Eden was married to her husband for 50 years, and was dealing with the strange things the disease did to him. One night he woke up at 2:15 a.m. and insisted there was a man in the bed. So …

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In one small scene in the film “Still Alice,” Alice Howland tells one of her children what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s. “It’s not always the same,” Alice says. She has “good days and bad days.” Shortly after that, Alice can’t recognize the same daughter after a play she has performed in. “Still Alice,” which began as a book by Lisa Genova…

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It’s clear from the very start that “I’ll Be Me,” the new film about country singer Glen Campbell, is going to be different from any documentary we’ve ever seen about any American entertainer. The film opens with Campbell, now 78, sitting with his wife, Kim. They watch some old home movies of Campbell as a young man, joyfully playing with his kids. “Who is th…