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.
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 . […]
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 […]
What our eyes see is interpreted by the brain, and this is probably a brain-failure issue.
All i know is that i am alone with no idea of when anyone will return.