Coronavirus pandemic a challenge for those living with dementia and caretakers

March 30, 2020 by KATU

Don Petersen and his wife, Judi, have been married for 56 years, but the two are having to spend some time apart due to the coronavirus. Judi is currently staying at Marquis Autumn Hills with a form of dementia, but Don figured out a way to still communicate with his love.

“My daughter sprung into a song, Judi lit up, focused on the camera – and then I knew, I get this, we can do this,” said Don Petersen.

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