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By KYLE FARRIS
Winona Daily News 

Minnesota program aims to help end-of-life dementia patients

 

December 24, 2017



WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Myrna Engh loved to travel, loved spending time with her friends in Las Vegas.

Her stuffed pork chops and jambalaya were too good for this world, say those who would know.

And even in her twilight years, her late 70s, Engh looked forward to pouring herself a 5 o'clock glass of whisky or wine — sometimes a glass of each.

"Mom was a bit of a partier," said Debbie Corrao, Engh's daughter.

Engh, 85, is still here and still breathing, though it doesn't always seem that way. Alzheimer's disease has left her weak and tired and increasingly forgetful, and it has left her fa...



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