My mother developed breast cancer at the age of 81. I’m not sure she had ever had a mammogram before. She was very old-fashioned and didn’t go to the doctor unless she absolutely had to. I confess I am the same way, except I do have my yearly mammograms. My mother also had Alzheimer’s, which is the worst disease I’ve seen. It’s very hard to see your mother lose control of herself and do things she would never have done normally, as well as call you by a different name.