Patients, families raise money and awareness for Emory’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
|Emory patient Charlie Shaffer and his wife, Harriet, have responded to his diagnosis|
of MCI as they handle most challenges: with candor, courage, and action.
Charlie Shaffer says he is simply living his life as he always has—with the exception that he knows he is now a spokesperson for MCI.
“People know, and they see that I am able to continue to do all of the challenging things that are out there. Just because I have MCI, don’t write me off,” he says. “It doesn’t stop your life.”
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