I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On examining, it was
e told me that she had been there
for a while and that she
was a victim of Alzheimer's Disease.
talked, I asked if she would be
upset if he was a bit late.
replied that she no longer knew
who he was, that she had not
recognized him in
five years now.
'And you still go every
morning, even though she
doesn't know who you are?'
He smiled as he
patted my hand and said,
know me, but I still know who she is.'