Interview with Alzheimer Sufferer 'You Turn Into a Person You Don't Know Anymore'

Psychology professor Richard Taylor was diagnosed with dementia at age 58. Since then he has gone on to become a passionate advocate for the humane care of those with Alzheimer's. He talks about how his life has changed and how even the best-intentioned people no longer treat him like a human being.
Psychology professor Richard Taylor. The American academic has written about his life with Alzheimer's.

Psychology professor Richard Taylor. The American academic has written about his life with Alzheimer's.

Foto: Jürgen Georg
Interview conducted by Beate Lakotta, translated from the German by Jan Liebelt