My husband has been recently diagnosed with Alzheimers. He is 74 but the dr. told us that the scan results show the atrophy more akin to someone in their mid 80's. We have known that he has had MCI for several years but the diagnosis was both a relief and a huge shock. Since the diagnosis he is more anxious more depressed and his memory has got worse. He is now on donepezil to enhance his memory. We are still living in isolation because of Covid and everyday I just seem to find one more thing that my husband used to be able to do, but now struggles. It is like death by a thousand cuts. I am angry and then sad and then realise this is only the beginning of a very long journey. I am worried I will not have the inner strength to 'look after myself'.