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Ralph and Leslie Hergert in their home in Somerville. (Dan Mauzy/Here & Now)
Ralph and Leslie Hergert in their home in Somerville. (Dan Mauzy/Here & Now)

As part of our week-long series on Alzheimer's, we look at the story of a former Baptist pastor and his wife who live in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Ralph Hergert was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in May of 2009. But it was well before that when Ralph and his wife Leslie began feeling the enormous impacts of his memory loss. Here and Now's Dan Mauzy followed Ralph and Leslie through a day's routine.

This segment aired on December 30, 2011.

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