Be willing to invest NOW in learning communication skills for the later stages, so that you can more easily discern the language spoken in the “fading” communications of late-stage dementia … because relationships are what make life worth living.
Listed alphabetical by subject: Art, Diagnosis, Relationships, & Stigma These are newest pages that I have posted from persons with dementia symptoms who have shared their lived experience thru words or projects. (I add the word “symptoms” because not everyone uses the same vocabulary; my collections include pages from those with diagnosis of Mild Cognitive […]
Just because you didn’t see it doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Because it DID happen … I saw it !
I am sorry; thought I posted some of this long ago, but then discovered it was still unfinished in “draft” status, because I apparently made some huge mistakes. It took me until now to correct mistakes and finish. Listed alphabetical by subject: Advocacy, Art, Brain function, Craft, Importance of Patient-Perspective, Photography, Prose, Update
… I realize I must further decrease schedule from monthly to seasonally in hope to continue the project at all …