no obvious “stroke” symptoms; no slurred speech or paralysis, etc. … (at least nothing i remember).
No; ear plugs do not help since the source of sound is damage inside the brain.
.Tru here … Extra challenges this month, so only two extra “pages” added on my website this month (in addition to my weekly Blog Entries). !! Remember, Links are in colored text, not the pictures !! Right-click on colored text and selecting “open in new tab”,will allow you to return to this tab easily (at top of […]
answering a question regarding care-providers coming in the home of Person Living with Dementia
Actively LOOK for moments of success
Tru here. For most people, Best concentration happens when there are no distractions. i am trying to remember to make FREQUENT trips to the bathroom, because Pressure in bladder or bowels can distract from concentration needed in other everyday processes. . . Until dementia symptoms i did not need to think about swallow process, […]
Tru here. . i am often asked about this so … 3 stages: i like the version shared at >> https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/stages . 5 stages/CDR: Clinical Dementia Rating evaluates cognitive and functional performance in six areas: memory, orientation, judgment & problem solving, community affairs, home & hobbies, and personal care. Table 6.2 at >> https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/clinical-dementia-rating . […]
Tru here. Been a HARD month of change and loss. In addition to my weekly Blog Entries, these “pages” were added on my website during May 2021. !! Remember, Links are in colored text, not the pictures !! Right-click on colored text and selecting “open in new tab”,will allow you to return to this tab easily (at […]
This is a huge change of focus in eating, but it is also time to decide …
Tru here. . i have been dealing with slowly progressing dementia symptoms for over 20 years now. New symptoms are always traumatic. . … in past week have noticed unpredictable problems swallowing. Not at any specific time of day, etc.First it was SOMETIMES when swallowing pills, then sometimes when swallowing just a hot or cold […]