The journey of Alzheimer’s disease is unpredictable, baffling, a loss for the sufferer and painful for the family — yet can offer unexpected gifts. So, too, there have been insights and advances to better understand the disease and provide better care.

This episode’s guests include Diego Mastroeni, assistant research professor with the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, and Gary Glazner, founder and executive director of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project.