it obliterates my sense of SELF which is integral to my well-being.
Repetition and pattern is crucial in my life, because it promotes stability and orientation.
… “Can it really be lying if we think it is the truth?” …
… One leg of the stool needs to be the input from Person Living with Dementia. Second leg of care is primary care-Partner. Third leg of care is ALTERNATE care-Partner.
So many people (both living with dementia and care-partners or family) focus on abilities lost – but that is focus on the HOLES in the cheese.
“anhedonia” literally translates to “without pleasure”, or Loss-of-Pleasure.
I WISH this article was about making leftover foods delicious, but for ME taste has strongly changed.
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 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 […]