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Albert and Audrey Schultz visit at The Cottages at Heritage. Audrey was diagnosed with Alzheimer's-type-dementia a year ago. The Cottages at Heritage is sponsoring A Walk to Remember to support Alzheimer's research. (Submitted photo)

Walk to remember those with faded memories

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"Where's Albert?" asks Audrey. "He will be here soon" reassures Nikki Nicholson, resident assistant at The Cottages at Heritage.

Within a few minutes the doorbell rings and Albert Schultz appears for his morning visit with Audrey. After being together for 58 years, the separation of location doesn't stop his devotion. Neither does the dementia that is slowly taking Audrey's memory.

"It is an awful disease," says Albert. "It is hard to watch."

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