Alzheimer's: A devoted husband says goodbye

Bob Schreibman checks on his wife, Marge, who

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Bob Schreibman checks on his wife, Marge, who has been unable to walk since a stroke in October. (Nov. 4, 2007) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

It’s Wednesday afternoon in Port Washington, and Marge Schreibman is making her rounds. She stuffs her hands into the pockets of her jacket and circles the room with a childish grin that belies the wrinkles surrounding it. When she comes face-to-face with someone, her smile stretches wider. She mouths words that make little sense and uses her hands to adjust the person’s clothes.


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