ALZHEIMER’S: End of a dream

Dementia stakes a claim on couple’s life, business

By Elaine Ezerins

Staff Writer

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Editor’s Note: this is another in an ongoing series of Messenger reports on Alzheimer’s and dementia.

ST. ALBANS – The owner of Maggie O’s yogurt shop is selling the business for a fraction of what it’s worth, due to unforeseen family complications.

Maggie Evans, the brains behind the operation, is heartbroken to leave the longtime dream behind, but running the business and working as a full time guidance counselor at Missiquoi Valley Union Middle school is no longer in the cards.

Maggie’s husband, Larry Evans, was diagnosed with major neurocognitive disorder, probable Alzheimer’s dementia a year and a half ago.

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