@ Free Lance - Visual Artist
based in Vinezac, France
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Matthias Koch ( www.matthiaskoch.co) is an artist and photographer originally from Germany. He lived and worked in Chile, Venezuela, Mexico and France and currently established his basecamp...
As caring for the elderly becomes a burden, the realization of having to move a love one into a retirement home is a difficult decision for many families.
In 2015, there were approximately 48 million people worldwide with Alzheimer’s disease. It most often begins in people over 65 years of age, although 4% to 5% of cases are early-onset Alzheimer’s which begin in an earlier age. Alzheimer’s disease affects about 6% of people over 65.
My images document the very painful time when my father in law had to move to a retirement home for Alzheimer’s patients, leaving the house in his home village where he had spent 87 years.