Batya Krauss, head of the PEIMA program together with members of the group, who have prepared their food for breakfas.
(photo credit: NAOMI AZIZ)
'To get old with Alzheimer’s disease is normal. It might be difficult and painful and unpleasant, but it is not unexpected. But to get it at a young age – there is nothing normal about it.”Few people are as well-qualified to make the above assessment as Batya Krauss, leader of a daycare program (in Hebrew) for victims of young-onset dementia at the Jerusalem headquarters of Melabev, an organization that provides a range of services for seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.