Alex Weaver, left, cares for his wife, Karen Weaver, who has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alex says the popular former teacher now cannot remember her students when they greet her.
Alex Weaver, left, cares for his wife, Karen Weaver, who has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alex says the popular former teacher now cannot remember her students when they greet her. MARTY MINCHIN
Alex Weaver, left, cares for his wife, Karen Weaver, who has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alex says the popular former teacher now cannot remember her students when they greet her. MARTY MINCHIN

Lake Norman couple stays strong through early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

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