I was finishing my internship at Verily when I found out my father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. I was living in San Francisco, and there were 3,000 miles separating me from my family in Boston. In some ways it was ironic. I had just spent the entire summer working on a project involving early disease detection — something that felt slightly intangible to me. Yet it was wrong of me to assume nothing of that matter would ever come close to home. It’s been about two months since I heard about my father’s diagnosis, and in that…

Jamie Yu

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