15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Jiji and Kinako: "I'll be watching you"

Alzheimer’s is a disease that brings sadness and loneliness because of its hollowness, but embracing each moment together is important when spending time with Alzheimer’s patients, like anyone else in your life. Just like Kinako the cat does with the old man.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Tokyo, Japan
Camera: iPhone 5
Copyright: © Akiko DuPont