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Madje Has Dementia

For years, photographer Maggie Steber's mother, Madje, has been coping with Alzheimer's disease. Steber's audio slideshow captures her mother's transition, from fierce independence to uncertainty in the world of assisted-living facilities. Steber describes that journey as  accompanying her mother on a ship lost at sea.

A week after her 89th birthday, Madje’s voyage ended in a safe harbor—her daughter’s arms.

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